SEX RESEARCH UPDATE
- STDs, Not IUDs, Cause Infertility. // International Family Planning Perspectives;Dec2001, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p163
Reports the association between tubal infertility and the use of IUD. Perception of women and providers on the effects of IUD; Similarities in the results between women who used IUD and those with infertility from other causes; Association between tubal infertility and exposure to chlamydia.
- The IUD and Recovery Of Fertility. Doll, Helen; Vessey, Martin // International Family Planning Perspectives;Dec2001, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p208
Presents comments related to the association between the use of IUD and the risk of impairment of infertility. Evidence on the significant differences between long-term IUD users and long-term pill users of women with no delivery; Failure of the researchers in demonstrating differences by...
- Use of Copper Intrauterine Devices and the Risk of Tubal Infertility among Nulligravid Women. Hubacher, David; Lara-Ricalde, Roger; Taylor, Douglas J.; Guerra-Infante, Fernando; Guzmán-Rodríguez, Raymundo // New England Journal of Medicine;8/23/2001, Vol. 345 Issue 8, p561
Background: Previous studies of intrauterine devices (IUDs), many of which are no longer in use, suggested that they might cause tubal infertility. The concern that IUDs that contain copper â€” currently the most commonly used type â€” may increase the risk of infertility in...
- Hormonal IUD Has Five-Year Life. Klitsch, Michael // Family Planning Perspectives;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p51
The article reports that women using a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine devices (IUD) attained a high level of contraceptive protection over a five-year period, one similar to that provided by contraceptive sterilization. The multicenter study was conducted at Clinic in Denmark, Finland,...
- The nulliparous patient, the IUD, and subsequent fertility. // British Medical Journal;7/22/1978, Vol. 2 Issue 6132, p233
Investigates the use of intrauterine devices (IUD) among nulliparous, infertile women in Great Britain. Enumeration of the long-term consequences of IUD use; Capability of IUD to impair ability to get pregnant; Association between IUD and pelvic inflammatory disease.
- Could this be your perfect birth control? Schorr, Mellisa // Self;Jul2002, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p54
Focuses on the effectivity of intrauterine devices (IUD) in controlling conception. Acceptability of IUD among women in mutually monogamous relationships; Details on the process of inserting an IUD; Concerns on the association of IUD with infertility.
- Nova T Effective for Up to Five Years. // Family Planning Perspectives;Mar/Apr90, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p52
This article deals with a study conducted in Canada on the efficacy of Nova T, a copper intrauterine device. Among a group of 201 women who began using the device in 1981 and 1982, only six experienced an accidental pregnancy over the course of the next five years; all of the pregnancies...
- EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION AND CONTRACEPTION FOR THE OLDER WOMAN. Guillebaud, John // Pulse;3/22/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p42
The article focuses on the emergency contraception and contraception for older women. It is reported that the best oral method uses levonorgestrel which increases failure rate by 50% every 12 hours' delay. Another effective method of emergency contraception is the copper intrauterine...
- An almost perfect IUD? // International Family Planning Perspectives;Sep96, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p90
Presents an abstract of the article entitled `The Threadless Copper Intrauterine Contraceptive Device: Analysis of the First 150 Women-Years,' by J. Gardosi, et al, published in volume 103 of the `British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.'