IMR Press / CEOG / Volume 37 / Issue 2 / pii/1630630022198-1196124873

Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology (CEOG) is published by IMR Press from Volume 46 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

Open Access Review
The slow levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) 20 mcg/day: a literature review
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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.
Intrauterine devices
Ectopic pregnancy
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