Copper Intrauterine Device (IUD) Insertion at Cesarean Delivery
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01439802
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : September 23, 2011
Last Update Posted : September 23, 2011
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Inc.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Amitasrigowri S. Murthy, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Inc.
The purpose of this study is to determine the expulsion rates of copper Intrauterine Devices (IUDs) placed at time of Cesarean Delivery.
Condition or disease
Intrauterine Device Expulsion
Device: Copper IUD placement at time Cesarean Delivery (Copper T 380A)
This was a prospective clinical study with 90 patients undergoing cesarean section. After delivery of the placenta, a ParaGard® copper T380A IUD was inserted through the hysterotomy site. IUD placement was confirmed by visualization of the strings at the cervical os or via ultrasound at the 6 week postpartum visit. Subjects also received a phone call 6 months after IUD placement to ascertain physician follow-up and patient satisfaction. This telephone call was to ensure that each subject attended her postpartum visit, had an evaluation of IUD placement and then we performed a survey. This survey used a Likert Scale to measure each subject's satisfaction. The fields included very satisfied, satisfied, somewhat satisfied, neutral, somewhat unsatisfied, unsatisfied and very unsatisfied.
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