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The slow levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) 20 mcg/day: a literature review
1 2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens (Greece)
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2010, 37(2), 89–96;
Published: 10 June 2010
The aim of the study is to present the mechanisms of action, indications, complications, contraindications and the necessary tests before the insertion of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (Mirena). After a literature search in Pubmed, a narrative review in the field is presented.