Prof. dr F.M. Helmerhorst; mw drs M.A.E. Nieuwhof Nr 11|2017 (51)|Page 87-90|Main article
LNG-IUD 19.5 (Kyleena®) is a plastic intrauterine device that releases a smaller volume of levonorgestrel than the classic LNG-IUD 52 (Mirena®). When applied for contraception, both have a lifespan of 5 years.
The new IUD is also shorter, has a smaller width and smaller reservoir than the classic IUD, and has a narrower insertion tube. One of the arguments for introducing these changed dimensions was said to be a reduced incidence of insertion problems. However, not only has there been no research showing problems of insertion or expulsion of the LNG-IUD 52, but research into smaller IU ...
Pill verdict 'sufficient' means that this medicine has sufficient added value for use in the treatment of the condition.
Pill verdict 'moderate' means that this medicine has moderate added value for use in the treatment of the condition, or that the added value of the medicine can't be assessed yet on the basis of the current research results.
Pill verdict 'insufficient' means that this medicine has insufficient added value for use in the treatment of the condition.