Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/131334
Title: Post-abortion insertion of MLCu 250 and MLCu 375 - a comparative trial
Authors: Lim, L.S.
McCarthy, T.G. 
Yong, Y.M.
Ratnam, S.S. 
Issue Date: 1985
Source: Lim, L.S., McCarthy, T.G., Yong, Y.M., Ratnam, S.S. (1985). Post-abortion insertion of MLCu 250 and MLCu 375 - a comparative trial. Contraception 31 (5) : 471-477. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: This randomized prospective trial compared the use effectiveness and side effects of the MLCu 250 and MLCu 375 inserted immediately post-abortion. Five-hundred-and-forty-nine patients were followed-up over a two-year period involving 9890 woman-months of use with a loss to follow-up rate of only 5.1%. Both IUDs gave good protection against pregnancy (gross rates at 24 months, 1.8 and 2.1). There were no significant differences between the two devices in pregnancies or other termination events.
Source Title: Contraception
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/131334
ISSN: 00107824
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