• Pregnancy within 12 months of ultrasound ascertainment more common with malpositioned IUD

    7 days ago - By Healio

    SAN DIEGO - Patients with a malpositioned IUD had a higher risk for pregnancy within 12 months of ultrasound IUD ascertainment compared with patients with properly positioned IUDs, according to data presented here.
    However, the increased risk was not due to higher rates of pregnancy with an IUD in place, researchers said. Rather, it was related to the low IUD usage rate among patients with malpositioned IUDs.
    “One hypothesis was maybe the malpositioned IUDs, people are more likely to get pregnant because they don't work as well because they're not in the right
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