Twelve year retrospective review of unintended pregnancies after Essure sterilization in the Netherlands

Friday, April 1, 2016
The incidence of pregnancies after sterilization with Essure is low. Most pregnancies were related to nonadherence to placement and follow-up protocols or misinterpretation of confirmation tests, and seem therefore preventable.

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Learning curve of hysteroscopic placement of tubal sterilization microinserts in 15 gynecologists in the Netherlands

Friday, August 30, 2013
A prospective, multicenter study to assess the learning curve of hysteroscopic sterilization in 15 gynecologists in the Netherlands showed a statistically significant decrease of procedure time with increasing experience.

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Vasectomy demographics and postvasectomy desire for future children results from a contemporary national survey

Friday, May 31, 2013
Various demographic factors were identified to influence vasectomy prevalence (6.6%), and 19.6% of vasectomized men desired future children, revealing a need for additional counseling on permanent contraceptive methods.

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Changes in use of long acting contraceptive methods in the United States 2007 to 2009

Thursday, September 27, 2012
The proportion of US contraceptors using the IUD and implant increased from 2.4% in 2002 to 3.7% in 2007 and 8.5% in 2009, more than offsetting decreases in sterilization.

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