THE EFFICACY AND EFFICIENCY OF INTRAUTERINE DEVICE (TCU380A) AS AMEAN OF CONTRACEPTION.–AL-BAHA UNIVERSITY .K.S.A - 2015
Asha Ahmed Hammad Alnour*, Dr. Tag Alsir Mohamed Ali, Dr. Amira Elnour Eltayeb
Objectives: The study was conducted at Elobeid Reproductive Health Clinic â€“ January 2015. The objective of the study was to determine the effectiveness and to evaluate the complications of the Tcu380A in women who had been using the device and to compare between doctors and midlevel Care providersâ€™ skills. Methods: Retrospective clinical base study was obtained through clientâ€™s follow up records. A total of 124 participants who had an IUD inserted during 2010-2014 were 2enrolled in the study. Results: No pregnancy occurs, perforation, thread loss and no ectopic pregnancy. 6.5% of users experience removal of IUD due to bleeding in early months after insertion. Two of the study population (1.6%) developed PID that occurs at 4 and 5 years after insertion. The majority planned pregnancy and removed IUD without any complications. No significant differences between doctors and midlevel providerâ€™s skill. Although the IUD is one of the most widely used contraceptive methods in the world only 4.1 % of women used it in Elobied reproductive health clinic. These data indicate that Tcu380A Intrauterine device be a better option for women wishing to practice highly effective long term reversible birth control without having to resort to hormonal Methods.
Keywords: Tcu380A, IUD, PID.
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