Ulnar nerve injury associated wit removal of norplant implants

Jeffrey M. Smith, Robin A. Conwit, Paul D. Blumenthal

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Abstract

Improperly placed Norplant implants pose a risk to neurovascular structures at the time of removal. Appropriate attention to insertion and removal should minimize the chance of injury. However, when injuries do occur, a logical and systematic approach to evaluation of the injury can help predict the outcome and establish a plan of care for the patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)99-101
Number of pages3
JournalContraception
Volume57
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 1998

Keywords

  • Implant removal
  • Norplant®
  • Ulnar nerve injury

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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