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Contraception

Jul 01, 1999 Issue
Vasectomy Techniques [Article]

Vasectomy can be performed by means of various techniques, although each vasectomy technique requires isolation and division of the vas and operative management of the vasal ends. Removal of at least 15 mm of vas is recommended, although division of the vas without removal of a segment is effective ...


Dec 01, 1998 Issue
Appropriate Use of the Intrauterine Device [Article]

The intrauterine device, a common form of birth control in the early 1970s, is now avoided by American physicians and women because of concern about complications. This concern is largely the result of the problems reported with use of an intrauterine device that is no longer manufactured. More rece...


Oct 15, 1998 Issue
Oral Contraceptive Use During the Menopausal Years [Article]

Few guidelines exist for the use of estrogen, particularly low-dose oral contraceptives, during the perimenopausal years. Use of low-dose oral contraceptive pills in women over 35 years of age provides protection against unwanted pregnancy, maintains a stable hormonal environment and decreases abnor...


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