Advances in Methods of Fertility Regulation

Book : Advances in Methods of Fertility Regulation

Language : English

Episode : Population

Publishing Location : Geneva

Skin : 527

Published Date : 1973

Publisher : World Health Organization WHO

Document Type : Report

Book No : 3462

INDEX


CONTENTS
1. Introduction
2. Hormonal contraception
2.1 Metabolic effects of steroidal contraceptives.
2.2 Long-acting steroidal contraceptives . . . .
2.3 Postcoital contraception..........
3. Intrauterine devices.............
3.1 Modifications .............
3.2 Mechanism of action..........
3.3 Use-effectiveness and continuation of use
3.4 Miscellaneous.............
4. Prostaglandins in fertility regulation........
4.1 Chemical nature...............
4.2 Occurrence and metabolism..........
4.3 Physiological aspects and pharmacological action
4.4 Clinical application..............
5. Methods of tubal occlusion for fertility regulation
5.1 Abdominal surgical approach.......
5.2 Endoscopic methods...........
5.3 Vaginal surgical approach.........
5.4 Selection of patients...........
5.5 Long-term effects.............
5.6 Recent alternative surgical methods
5.7 Conclusion...............
6. New approaches..............
6.1 Transvaginal chemical sterilization . . . .
6.2 Silastic vaginal ring..........
6.3 Progestogen-containing subdermal devices
6.4 Progestogen-releasing intrauterine devices .
7. Recommendations .
Annex 1. Reports of meetings on various aspects of fertility regulation published in the WHO Technical Report Series..............
Annex 2. Selected bibliography ,