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A Pilot Study of Early Postpartum Intrauterine Contraception

2014-07-24 14:11:11 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This is a prospective clinical trial of ultrasound guided intrauterine contraception insertion 10 minutes - 48 hours after vaginal delivery of single infant. A six month follow-up will entail three follow-up visits; 4-6 weeks, 3 months, and 6 months.

The objective of this study is to measure intrauterine device (IUD) expulsion and the feasibility of conducting a future clinical trial to evaluate placement of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine contraceptive 10 minutes - 48 hours postpartum.

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Unplanned Pregnancy

Intervention

Mirena Intrauterine Contraceptive System

Location

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill
North Carolina
United States
27514

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:11:11-0400

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