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Title: Vaginal flora changes on Pap smears after insertion of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device
Authors: Donders, Gilbert ×
Berger, Judith
Heuninckx, Hélène
Bellen, Gert
Cornelis, Ann #
Issue Date: Apr-2011
Publisher: Butterworth Publishers
Series Title: Contraception vol:83 issue:4 pages:352-6
Abstract: The levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) combines a uterine foreign body and the continuous release of low-dose levonorgestrel for contraception. Its influence on the rate of vulvovaginal infections and flora disturbance is insufficiently known, but important for contraceptive advice in women, especially those who develop recurrent vaginosis or Candida vulvovaginitis.
ISSN: 0010-7824
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Basic Research in Gynaecology Section (-)
Medicine Teaching Programs
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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