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|Title:||Acceptability of Norplant®-2 rods as a method of family planning|
|Authors:||Singh, K. |
|Citation:||Singh, K., Viegas, O.A.C., Ratnam, S.S. (1992). Acceptability of Norplant®-2 rods as a method of family planning. Contraception 45 (5) : 453-461. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/0010-7824(92)90158-P|
|Abstract:||The Norplant®-2 rod system consists of two silastic rods in which levonorgestrel has been incorporated with the polymer. The continuation rate at the end of five year was 62%. No accidental pregnancies occurred throughout the five years of use. The post-removal conception rate in women desiring pregnancy was 70.8% at the end of two years. The majority of acceptors were happy with the rods and 86.8% expressed the desire to have another set of implants inserted following removal of the first set. The study shows the Norplant®-2 rod system to be a well accepted method of family planning.|
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