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Evaluation of Acceptance, Safety, and Expulsion of Postplacental Intrauterine Contraceptive Devices

Iysverya Gnanasekar

Keywords : Copper T 380A, Intrauterine contraceptive device, Postplacental intrauterine contraceptive device

Citation Information : Gnanasekar I. Evaluation of Acceptance, Safety, and Expulsion of Postplacental Intrauterine Contraceptive Devices. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2018; 10 (2):118-122.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1572

Published Online: 01-06-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


Abstract

Aims and objectives: • To determine the proportion of women accepting immediate PPIUCD insertion. • To determine the rates of expulsion, pelvic infection, lost strings, and displacement following PPIUCD insertion among the acceptors by 6 weeks. Materials and methods: The material used in this study was copper T 380A.The modified kelly\'s forceps was used for the post placental insertion of copper T into the uterine cavity under aseptic precautions. Results: The acceptance rate of copper T in this study was 26.44. • The expulsion rate of copper T at the end of 6 weeks was 2.22% • There were no cases of pelvic infection or displacement of copper T in this study. Conclusion: The acceptance rate of copper T was poor which was mainly attributable to the lack of sufficient knowledge about copper T and the false beliefs regarding the impact the copper T has on the health of the individual. However in those women who accepted for copper T insertion were satisfied with the copper T as a temporary method of contraception.


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