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Unformatted text preview: hysteroscope so that it lies within the proximal segments of the fallopian tubes. A fibrotic tissue growth reaction is stimulated, effectively causing occlusion of the tubes. A hysterosalpingogram should be done at 3 months after placement to confirm complete occlusion. Backup contraception should be used until then. Essure placement is associated with short-term pregnancy failure rates comparable to other sterilization methods. Source: 1. Levine JP, Mravcak S, Wu J., Contraception: Sterilization. In: Textbook of Family Medicine, 7 th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier, Inc. 2007.: Accessed 01/19/2011. http :// www . mdconsult . com / books / page . do ? eid =4-u 1.0-B 978-1-4160-2467-5. .50039-7--cesec 91& isbn =978-1-4160-2467-5& sid =1106829286& type = bookPage & sectionEid =4-u 1.0-B 978-1-4160-2467-5..50039-7--cesec 92& uniqId =233137478-3 -...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PAS 600 - 601 taught by Professor Garrubba during the Fall '10 term at Chatham University.
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