Simplified IUD Insertion Technique

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT02733081


This is a randomized controlled trial that compares traditional IUD insertion with that of a no uterine sound, no bimanual pelvic exam approach. The investigators hypothesis is that IUD placement is safe and effective without pre-procedural assessment of uterine size, direction, or depth.

Official Title

Simplified IUD Insertion Technique: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Stanford Investigator(s)

Paul D. Blumenthal, MD, MPH
Paul D. Blumenthal, MD, MPH

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Gynecology-Family Planning) at the Stanford University Medical Center, Emeritus


Inclusion Criteria:

   - Women 18 years and older presenting to contraceptive clinic in Gaborone, Botswana for
   IUD insertion and have ability to give informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Known contradictions to copper IUD, inability to comply with study protocol


procedure: Simplified IUD Insertion

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Klaira M Lerma, MPH