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Title: Missing Intrauterine Device Copper-T: Case Series
Authors: Thapa, Shekhar
Dangal, Ganesh
Karki, Aruna
Pradhan, Hema Kumari
Shrestha, Ranjana
Bhattachan, Kabin
Pokharel, Shreesiya
Paudel, Rekha
Bajracharya, Nishma
Citation: ThapaS., DangalG., KarkiA., PradhanH. K., ShresthaR., BhattachanK., PokharelS., PaudelR., & BajracharyaN. (2018). Missing Intrauterine Device Copper-T: Case Series. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council, 16(3), 354-356.
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Nepal Health Research Council
Keywords: Copper-T
Intrauterine device
Series/Report no.: Jul-Sep 2018;1209
Abstract: Abstract An intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD) is a long acting, highly effective, economic and reversible method of contraception used worldwide. The most used devices are copper IUD (Copper-T) or Progesterone IUD. Common complications include failed insertion, pain, vasovagal reactions, infection, menstrual abnormalities, expulsion and rarely uterine embedment and perforation. In this case series we will discuss three cases of missing Copper-T. In one case Copper T was inserted at our hospital and in the other cases it was inserted in the periphery and all the cases was managed surgically with different modality. Keywords: Copper-T; Intrauterine device; laparoscopy; laparotomy; perforation.
Description: Case Report
ISSN: Print ISSN: 1727-5482; Online ISSN: 1999-6217
Appears in Collections:Vol. 16 No. 3 Issue 40 Jul - Sep 2018

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