Tag Archives: complications

Contraception by Essure: FDA’s gift to women comes in a new “Black Box”?

Worldwide, at least 750,000 women have had the Essure® procedure, which is the only method on hysteroscopic sterilization (HS) currently available. Efficacy data provided by the device manufacturer claims that HS is 99.83% effective at preventing pregnancy

When shoulder replacement fails, what happens next?

Shoulder replacement for arthritis is becoming more common, and is growing at twice the rate of knee replacement. The shoulder consists of a ball (the head of the humerus) and a socket on the shoulder blade (the