102: Perinatal outcome of pregnancies with an intrauterine contraceptive device Academic Article uri icon


  • Objective The intrauterine device (IUD) is a commonly used method of reversible contraception worldwide. The objective of the study was to investigate pregnancy complications and perinatal outcomes in patients who conceived with an IUD. Study Design A retrospective population-based cohort study was conducted comparing the pregnancy outcome of women with retained intrauterine device, women after intrauterine device removal in early pregnancy and pregnancies without an intrauterine device. Deliveries occurred between the years 1991-2014 in a tertiary medical center. Multiple pregnancies, patients lacking prenatal care and neonates with congenital malformations or chromosomal abnormalities were excluded from the study. A multivariable generalized estimating equation (GEE) logistic regression model analysis was used to control for confounders …

publication date

  • January 1, 2018