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Case Study: Navigating Difficult Intrauterine System (IUS) Insertion

Counselling patients with Menorrhagia and high BMI


    28 year old patient with body mass index (BMI) above 30 visits your clinic with heavy menstrual bleeding. She has a history of loop diathermy of the cervix, which occurred 2 years ago. Mirena® (52mg levonorgestrel) IUS was attempted, however, fitting by a healthcare professional was unsuccessful as cervix was difficult to visualise. These patient case studies are all fictitious.

    Counselling patients with Menorrhagia and high BMI
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    Learning objectives:

    • How to counsel patients with heavy menstrual bleeding and high BMI
    • Learn about the techniques to help visualise the cervix for successful IUS placement


    Duration | 9 minutes 40 seconds

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