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  • Bleeding
  • Other types of morphologic modifications specific to different types of IUDs are then observed and may be important in understanding the mode of action of the device and in explaining bleeding patterns associated with IUDs. (mysciencework.com)
  • hormonal contraceptive method
  • HIV disease progression by hormonal contraceptive method: secondary analysis of a randomized trial," AIDS , vol. 23, no. 11, pp. 1377-1382, 2009. (hindawi.com)
  • Some studies have suggested that systemic hormonal contraceptive method use by HIV-positive women may increase HIV transmission to male partners and progression of HIV disease among users, particularly for depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), though findings are mixed [ 8 - 14 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Pregnancies
  • Reports on Brockovich's website note instances of chronic pain, colon perforations caused by movement of the device, implants that have migrated and are no longer visible on scans, pregnancies occurring despite the presence of the implants, and debilitating headaches. (newsinferno.com)
  • risks
  • Despite efforts to educate and inform both patients and doctors about the risks associated with the Essure device, the FDA became aware that many women were not receiving this important information. (awkolaw.com)
  • Every single woman receiving this device should fully understand the associated risks," said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. (awkolaw.com)
  • This document must be reviewed with the prospective patient by the healthcare provider, and both patient and the implanting physician must sign the document to ensure the patient has been fully informed of the risks of the device. (awkolaw.com)
  • What risks are associated with the Essure device? (awkolaw.com)
  • Plaintiffs have alleged that Merck & Co downplayed the serious health risks connected to the birth control device. (lopezmchugh.com)
  • barrier
  • Over a period of three months, tissue forms around the device, creating a barrier that prevents sperm from reaching the eggs. (awkolaw.com)
  • fertility
  • A qalitative assessment of decisions affecting contraceptive utilization and fertility intentions among HIV-positive women in Soweto, South Africa," AIDS and Behavior , vol. 13, supplement 1, pp. (hindawi.com)
  • This is further expected to increase the requirement of fertility control devices over the upcoming years. (medgadget.com)
  • implant
  • The implant, also recalled from sale around the world, features a metal coil that expands to anchor the device in the fallopian tube. (sa.gov.au)
  • An implant device is includes an expandable balloon configured to expand in response to internal pressure applied thereto. (sumobrain.com)
  • After an implant is released, the outer coil expands to snugly fit the inside of the fallopian tube, holding the device in place securely. (theproductlawyers.com)
  • fallopian tubes
  • The device, a soft flexible metal coil insert that does not contain or release any hormones, it is placed into the woman's fallopian tubes and expands to anchor itself in the fallopian tube. (sa.gov.au)
  • The device is deposited into the fallopian tubes via flexible coils inserted into the vagina and cervix. (awkolaw.com)
  • A system for preventing retrograde flow in the fallopian tubes including a closure device comprising an elongated body, a channel extending therethrough, and a valve coupled to a proximal end of the body and open to the channel, the valv. (sumobrain.com)
  • cervical
  • Effect of intrauterine device use on cervical shedding of HIV-1 DNA," AIDS , vol. 13, no. 15, pp. 2091-2097, 1999. (hindawi.com)
  • At presentation, coil threads where seen on examination, but during attempted removal the string snapped off, with the tip of the device visible at the external cervical os. (springeropen.com)