Future Developments in Intrauterine Contraception
After many years of testing and improving I am able to offer to my colleagues a simple, safe contraceptive. This is a silkworm gut suture which is inserted into the uterus. Irritation of the endometrium by the thread is so that the majority of women never feel it, yet it does prevent pregnancy. In some of my cases, women have used the device for almost four years. Insertion is easy… minor bleeding stops after a few days… Removal is easy as the thread can be pulled out of the uterus with a forceps. Following removal, fertility is restored.
KeywordsPelvic Inflammatory Disease Uterine Cavity Expulsion Rate Pelvic Infection Drug Regulatory Agency
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