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.
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.
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.
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.