The LNG-IUS and IUD are both highly effective, but one is associated with changes in uterine artery blood flow.
Most physicians consider the practice safe for adolescents, but a recent survey indicates there is still a training and education gap that must be filled.
Physicians and pregnant patients with OUD may have a communication disconnect when it comes to postpartum contraception counseling.
This month’s quiz reviews two types of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC): a contraceptive implant and an intrauterine device (IUD).
A study looks at success with IUDs and implants post-abortion.
Very few low-income women in Texas are receiving their desired method of contraception at their first postpartum visit, leaving them vulnerable to unintended pregnancy.
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are a highly effective form of long-acting reversible contraception but insertion can be associated with discomfort. In a new study, researchers from Pennsylvania sought to quantify the impact of the procedure on IUD satisfaction in younger women.
The goal of this article is to review these challenges and the evidence behind measures to address challenging IUD insertions.
Expert commentary on Practice Bulletin No. 186: Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Implants and Intrauterine Devices.
Pelvic sonography, especially transvaginal 3D imaging, is critical for identifying malpositioned and embedded IUDs.