Sonography, CT, and MRI appearance of the essure microinsert permanent birth control device

Michael H. Wittmer, Douglas L. Brown, Robert P. Hartman, Abimbola O. Famuyide, Akira Kawashima, Bernard Francis King

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to describe the appearance and location of the Essure permanent birth control device on sonography, CT, and MRI. CONCLUSION. The Essure device has a distinct appearance and typical location that allow it to be accurately identified on sonography, CT, and MRI scans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)959-964
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume187
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2006

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Keywords

  • Birth control
  • CT
  • Essure microinsert
  • Genitourinary tract imaging
  • Implantable devices
  • MRI
  • Pelvic imaging
  • Sonography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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Sonography, CT, and MRI appearance of the essure microinsert permanent birth control device. / Wittmer, Michael H.; Brown, Douglas L.; Hartman, Robert P.; Famuyide, Abimbola O.; Kawashima, Akira; King, Bernard Francis.

In: American Journal of Roentgenology, Vol. 187, No. 4, 10.2006, p. 959-964.

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Wittmer, Michael H. ; Brown, Douglas L. ; Hartman, Robert P. ; Famuyide, Abimbola O. ; Kawashima, Akira ; King, Bernard Francis. / Sonography, CT, and MRI appearance of the essure microinsert permanent birth control device. In: American Journal of Roentgenology. 2006 ; Vol. 187, No. 4. pp. 959-964.
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