Medicated Intrauterine Devices

Physiological and Clinical Aspects

  • E. S. E. Hafez
  • W. A. A. Van Os

Part of the Developments in Obstetrics and Gynecology book series (DIOG, volume 5)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Historical: Ernst Gräfenberg and the Golden Year of the Silver Ring

  3. Physiological Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. H. M. Hasson
      Pages 11-21
    3. A. Kosonen
      Pages 22-29
    4. H. H. El-Badrawi, E. S. E. Hafez
      Pages 30-43
    5. U. M. Spornitz, K. S. Ludwig, M. Mall-Haefeli, J. Werner-Zodrow, A. Uettwiller
      Pages 44-54
    6. M. S. Buckingham, E. Chantler, M. Elstein
      Pages 55-59
    7. H. H. El-Badrawi, E. S. E. Hafez
      Pages 60-83
    8. M. I. Abdalla, I. I. Ibrahim, M. I. Osman, M. A. Bayad
      Pages 99-108
  4. Clinical Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. W. A. A. Van Os, C. C. A. De Nooyer, P. E. R. Rhemrev
      Pages 111-118
    3. R. Percival Smith
      Pages 119-126
    4. L. Andolšek
      Pages 137-145
    5. N. A. M. Bergstein, R. H. M. Van Der Giessen
      Pages 150-153
    6. F. K. Beller, E. H. Schmidt
      Pages 154-158
    7. I. Batár
      Pages 159-168
    8. H. Amirikia
      Pages 174-176
    9. J. C. Stryker
      Pages 177-182
  5. Future Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 184-184
    2. G. I. Zatuchni, J. J. Sciarra
      Pages 185-194
    3. T. Luukkainen
      Pages 203-206
    4. M. T. Cooper
      Pages 207-211
    5. E. S. E. Hafez, P. E. R. Rhemrev, W. A. A. Van Os
      Pages 212-213
    6. E. S. E. Hafez
      Pages 214-222
    7. E. S. E. Hafez
      Pages 223-230
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 231-236

About this book


Extensive basic research and clinical trials have in some aspect of reproductive physiology, gyne­ been conducted on inert and medicated intrauterine cology, or family planning. There is in this volume devices. In the last decade, substantial progress has an attempt to provide a total coverage of current been made in understanding the modes of action progress in medicated intrauterine devices. The and the physiological mechanisms of IUDs - pro­ volume is intended for a broad readership, includ­ gress resulting from modern techniques and in­ ing physicians, medical workers, medical personnel, strumentation in microanatomy, immunology, pa­ and administrators in family planning. It is hoped thology, endocrinology, biochemistry and biophy­ that this volume will serve as a stimulus to basic sics. Such studies, however, are scattered in such a scientists and clinicians concerned with intrauterine wide spectrum of journals that the clinician and devices to intensify their research toward better family planner can hardly keep up to date with the contraceptive techniques. advances. An attempt is made in this volume to coordinate physiological and clinical parameters. Little is September 1980 known about the possible role of diet, diseases and environmental factors. E. S. E.


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Editors and affiliations

  • E. S. E. Hafez
    • 1
  • W. A. A. Van Os
    • 2
  1. 1.DetroitUSA
  2. 2.HaarlemThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1980
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-009-8874-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-8872-9
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