Luis Bahamondes

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Affiliation: Universidade Estadual de Campinas
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. doi Assessment of the use of two new low-dose levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine systems as contraceptives
    Luis Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas UNICAMP, Caixa Postal 6181, 13084 971 Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 8:235-8. 2012
  2. pmc Practical advice for avoidance of pain associated with insertion of intrauterine contraceptives
    Luis Bahamondes
    Professor of Gynaecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 40:54-60. 2014
  3. doi Effect of hormonal contraceptives during breastfeeding on infant's milk ingestion and growth
    Luis Bahamondes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Fertil Steril 100:445-50. 2013
  4. pmc High rate of unintended pregnancy among pregnant women in a maternity hospital in Córdoba, Argentina: a pilot study
    Celina Palena
    Maternity and Neonatal Hospital, , Argentina
    Reprod Health 6:11. 2009
  5. ncbi Comparison of weight increase in users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate and copper IUD up to 5 years
    L Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
    Contraception 64:223-5. 2001
  6. ncbi The in vitro effect of levonorgestrel on the acrosome reaction of human spermatozoa from fertile men
    L Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Caixa Postal 6181, 13084 971, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Contraception 68:55-9. 2003
  7. ncbi Enlarged ovarian follicles in users of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system and contraceptive implant
    Luis Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    J Reprod Med 48:637-40. 2003
  8. ncbi Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system: uses and controversies
    Luis Bahamondes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Campinas, Caixa Postal 6181, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Expert Rev Med Devices 5:437-45. 2008
  9. ncbi Use of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system in women with endometriosis, chronic pelvic pain and dysmenorrhea
    Luis Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, 13084 971, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Contraception 75:S134-9. 2007
  10. ncbi Bone mineral density in users of two kinds of once-a-month combined injectable contraceptives
    Luis Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas 13084 971, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Contraception 74:259-63. 2006

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  1. doi Assessment of the use of two new low-dose levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine systems as contraceptives
    Luis Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas UNICAMP, Caixa Postal 6181, 13084 971 Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 8:235-8. 2012
    ..This study provided further insight into the development of two new LNG-IUS devices as contraceptives, with the additional possibility of using them to treat heavy menstrual bleeding or as endometrial protection during estrogen therapy...
  2. pmc Practical advice for avoidance of pain associated with insertion of intrauterine contraceptives
    Luis Bahamondes
    Professor of Gynaecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 40:54-60. 2014
    ..Further studies are required to refine the optimal strategy for managing pain associated with IUC insertion. ..
  3. doi Effect of hormonal contraceptives during breastfeeding on infant's milk ingestion and growth
    Luis Bahamondes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Fertil Steril 100:445-50. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc High rate of unintended pregnancy among pregnant women in a maternity hospital in Córdoba, Argentina: a pilot study
    Celina Palena
    Maternity and Neonatal Hospital, , Argentina
    Reprod Health 6:11. 2009
    ..Although the data is limited by the small sample size, our findings suggest that our government needs to invest in counseling and in improving the availability and access to contraceptive methods...
  5. ncbi Comparison of weight increase in users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate and copper IUD up to 5 years
    L Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
    Contraception 64:223-5. 2001
    ..8 kg. In conclusion, DMPA users had a significantly higher weight increase when compared to IUD users. In addition, this cohort of women increased weight throughout the 5 years with the use of DMPA or IUD...
  6. ncbi The in vitro effect of levonorgestrel on the acrosome reaction of human spermatozoa from fertile men
    L Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Caixa Postal 6181, 13084 971, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Contraception 68:55-9. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the addition of LNG in vitro to capacitated human spermatozoa is associated with a dose-dependent increased rate of AR, but such increase was not as great that induced by follicular fluid...
  7. ncbi Enlarged ovarian follicles in users of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system and contraceptive implant
    Luis Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    J Reprod Med 48:637-40. 2003
    ....
  8. ncbi Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system: uses and controversies
    Luis Bahamondes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Campinas, Caixa Postal 6181, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Expert Rev Med Devices 5:437-45. 2008
    ..It would also be desirable to develop a smaller device for postmenopausal women and nulligravidas...
  9. ncbi Use of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system in women with endometriosis, chronic pelvic pain and dysmenorrhea
    Luis Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, 13084 971, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Contraception 75:S134-9. 2007
    ..This report is a review of the medical literature on the use of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) in women with endometriosis, adenomyosis, cyclic pelvic pain and dysmenorrhea...
  10. ncbi Bone mineral density in users of two kinds of once-a-month combined injectable contraceptives
    Luis Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas 13084 971, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Contraception 74:259-63. 2006
    ..The objective of this descriptive study was to compare bone mineral density (BMD) between users of two kinds of once-a-month combined injectable contraceptives (CICs) and control subjects...
  11. ncbi A cross-sectional study of the forearm bone density of long-term users of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system
    Luis Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
    Hum Reprod 21:1316-9. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the BMD of LNG-IUS users with that of controls using the TCu380A intrauterine device (IUD)...
  12. ncbi A prospective study of the forearm bone density of users of etonorgestrel- and levonorgestrel-releasing contraceptive implants
    Luis Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, 13084 971, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Hum Reprod 21:466-70. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to compare bone mineral density (BMD) before insertion and at 18 months of use of etonorgestrel- and levonorgestrel-releasing contraceptive implants...
  13. ncbi TCu 380A IUD: a reversible permanent contraceptive method in women over 35 years of age
    Luis Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas 13084 971, Brazil
    Contraception 72:337-41. 2005
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the performance of the TCu 380A IUD in women who had been using the device for more than 10 years and who were 35 years of age or more on completion of the 10th year of IUD use...
  14. ncbi The effect upon the human vaginal histology of the long-term use of the injectable contraceptive Depo-Provera
    L Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
    Contraception 62:23-7. 2000
    ..In conclusion, the use of Depo-Provera between two and three years did not affect vaginal thinning of the epithelium, Langerhans cell count or maturation index...
  15. doi Emerging female contraceptives
    Luis Bahamondes
    University of Campinas, School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, P O Box 6181, 13084 971, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 16:373-87. 2011
    ..Fifty years after the first contraceptive, the market remains restricted regarding composition, cost and routes of administration, and satisfying the needs of millions of women with different requirements according to their stage in life...
  16. ncbi Evaluation of human sperm membrane integrity using the water test and the hypoosmotic test
    L Bahamondes
    Unidade de Reprodução Humana, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
    Andrologia 33:75-7. 2001
    ..Further studies are necessary to establish the best test for sperm vitality...
  17. ncbi Prostate-specific antigen in vaginal fluid after exposure to known amounts of semen and after condom use: comparison of self-collected and nurse-collected samples
    Luis Bahamondes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Hum Reprod 23:2444-51. 2008
    ..Our objective was to compare PSA in self-collected samples with samples collected by a nurse...
  18. ncbi [Associated factors with discontinuation use of combined oral contraceptives]
    Luis Bahamondes
    Departamento de Tocoginecologia, Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brasil
    Rev Bras Ginecol Obstet 33:303-9. 2011
    ....
  19. doi Prospective study of the forearm bone mineral density of long-term users of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system
    M Valeria Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas and National Institute of Hormones and Women s Health, Caixa Postal 6181, 13084 971 Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Hum Reprod 25:1158-64. 2010
    ..The levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) induces amenorrhoea, and its effect on bone mineral density (BMD) may constitute a concern. This study evaluated BMD in long-term users of the LNG-IUS or intrauterine device (IUD)...
  20. ncbi Endometrial histology, microvascular density and caliber, and matrix metalloproteinase-3 in users of the Nestorone-releasing contraceptive implant with and without endometrial breakthrough bleeding
    Marilia Oliveira-Ribeiro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Human Reproduction Unit, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas 13084 971, SP, Brazil
    Contraception 73:634-40. 2006
    ....
  21. ncbi Forearm bone mineral density in postmenopausal former users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate
    Luciana Sanches
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Human Reproduction Unit, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas UNICAMP, 13084 971 Campinas, Brazil
    Contraception 78:365-9. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the bone mineral density (BMD) of postmenopausal women who had used depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) or a copper intrauterine device (IUD) as a comparison group until menopause...
  22. doi Serum levonorgestrel levels and endometrial thickness during extended use of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system
    Maria M Hidalgo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
    Contraception 80:84-9. 2009
    ..However, there is some evidence that its life span may be longer. The aim of the study was to evaluate serum levonorgestrel (LNG) and estradiol (E(2)) levels and endometrial thickness every 6 months from 7 to 8 1/2 years after insertion...
  23. ncbi Length of the endometrial cavity as measured by uterine sounding and ultrasonography in women of different parities
    Renata Canteiro
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences and National Institute of Hormones and Women s Health, University of Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Contraception 81:515-9. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi Weight variation in a cohort of women using copper IUD for contraception
    Daniela Fink Hassan
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas UNICAMP, Caixa Postal 6181, 13084 971, SP, Campinas, Brazil
    Contraception 68:27-30. 2003
    ..These observations may improve counseling of women regarding the prevention of age-related obesity...
  25. ncbi Management of missing strings in users of intrauterine contraceptives
    Nadia M Marchi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Human Reproduction Unit, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas UNICAMP, and National Institute of Hormones and Women s Health, 13084 971 Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Contraception 86:354-8. 2012
    ..This study assessed the position of the IUCs in women who consulted repeatedly with nonvisible IUC strings...
  26. doi Opinion and experience of Brazilian women regarding menstrual bleeding and use of combined oral contraceptives
    Maria Y Makuch
    Center for Research in Reproductive Health, Campinas, Brazil
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 117:5-9. 2012
    ..To describe the opinion and experience of Brazilian women regarding menstruation and the use of combined oral contraceptives (COCs) to control monthly bleeding and induce amenorrhea...
  27. ncbi Therapeutic use of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system in women with menorrhagia: a pilot study(1)
    Ilza Monteiro
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
    Contraception 65:325-8. 2002
    ....
  28. doi Prevalence of endometrial cancer and hyperplasia in non-symptomatic overweight and obese women
    Alexandre S Viola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:207-13. 2008
    ..Obesity is a public health problem and it is necessary to identify if non-symptomatic obese women must be submitted to endometrial evaluation...
  29. doi Long-term assessment of forearm bone mineral density in postmenopausal former users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate
    Alexandre S Viola
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Contraception 84:122-7. 2011
    ..Therefore, comparisons were made between the first and third years and between the second to third and fourth to fifth years after menopause...
  30. ncbi Variations in body mass index of users of depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate as a contraceptive
    Márcia Pantoja
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas UNICAMP, and National Institute of Hormones and Women Health, Campinas, SP 13084 971, Brazil
    Contraception 81:107-11. 2010
    ..Weight gain is a frequent reason for discontinuing the contraceptive with depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA)...
  31. doi Menstrual bleeding: perspective of Brazilian women
    Maria Y Makuch
    Center for Research in Reproductive Health CEMICAMP, 13084 971, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Contraception 84:622-7. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to describe perspectives and attitudes of Brazilian women regarding menstruation and its interference in daily activities...
  32. pmc In vitro assessment of some sperm function following exposure to levonorgestrel in human fallopian tubes
    Alexia Hermanny
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Campinas, 13084 971 Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 10:8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether LNG at a similar dose to those found in serum following oral intake for EC could affect spermatozoa when exposed to human fallopian tubes in vitro...
  33. doi A cross-sectional study of the forearm bone mineral density in long-term current users of the injectable contraceptive depot medroxyprogesterone acetate
    Alexandre S Viola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Contraception 84:e31-7. 2011
    ..However, little evidence assesses the skeletal impact of long-term DMPA use. The objective of this study was to assess BMD on a cohort of women who used DMPA uninterruptedly between 1 and 15 years...
  34. ncbi Users' perspectives on bleeding patterns after two years of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system use
    Roberta Nascimento
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Drugs R D 3:387-91. 2002
  35. ncbi Cytological evaluation and investigation of the vaginal flora of long-term users of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS)
    Trícia Lessard
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, 13084 971, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Contraception 77:30-3. 2008
    ..The study was conducted to evaluate the cytopathological findings and vaginal flora in cervical smear samples from women using the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) for a period of up to 7 years...
  36. doi Pain at insertion of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system in nulligravida and parous women with and without cesarean section
    Ana Raquel Gouvea Santos
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Contraception 88:164-8. 2013
    ..We also assessed the difficulty at insertion in each group...
  37. ncbi Endometrial chemokines, uterine natural killer cells and mast cells in long-term users of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system
    Alessandra Peloggia
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Hum Reprod 21:1129-34. 2006
    ..The objective was to assess endometrial chemokines in users of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) and correlate them with leucocyte populations, uterine natural killer cells (uNK) and mast cells (MCs)...
  38. ncbi Ovarian cysts in users of Implanon and Jadelle subdermal contraceptive implants
    Maria Margarete Hidalgo
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, 13084 971, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Contraception 73:532-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of ovarian cysts in users of two contraceptive implants compared to users of intrauterine contraceptive (IUC)...
  39. ncbi Body weight and composition in users of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system
    Natália Dal'ava
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Human Reproduction Unit, School of Medicine, University of Campinas UNICAMP, 13083 887 Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Contraception 86:350-3. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate body weight and BC in LNG-IUS users compared to users of the TCu380A intrauterine device (IUD)...
  40. ncbi Quality of life in Brazilian women with endometriosis assessed through a medical outcome questionnaire
    Andrea Marques
    Physical Therapy Section, Women s Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Reprod Med 49:115-20. 2004
    ..To assess the quality of life in women with pelvic pain associated with endometriosis through the 36-item Short Form Health Survey (SF-36)...
  41. ncbi Current practice in the management of symptoms of endometriosis: a survey of Brazilian gynecologists
    Carlos A Petta
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 53:525-9. 2007
    ..The purpose is to assess current medical practice in the diagnosis of endometriosis by Brazilian gynecologists...
  42. doi Length of the endometrial cavity and intrauterine contraceptive device expulsion
    M Valeria Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences and National Institute of Hormones and Women s Health, University of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 113:50-3. 2011
    ..To evaluate the correlation between endometrial cavity length and expulsion rate in acceptors of the TCu380A intrauterine device (IUD) or the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS)...
  43. ncbi Usefulness of FSH measurements for determining menopause in long-term users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate over 40 years of age
    Cassia Teatin Juliato
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Caixa Postal 6181, 13084 971 Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Contraception 76:282-6. 2007
    ..To assess the usefulness of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) measurements for determining menopause in 40-55-year-old users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA)...
  44. ncbi Follow-up of users of intrauterine device with and without bacterial vaginosis and other cervicovaginal infections
    Raquel Ferraz do Lago
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, 13084 971 Campinas, Brazil
    Contraception 68:105-9. 2003
    ..03). A trend of abnormal bleeding being more frequent among women with BV was also found. In conclusion, BV after 1 month of IUD insertion was not associated with IUD complications, with the exception of dysmenorrhea...
  45. doi Understanding and attitudes of Brazilian men with regard to premenstrual syndrome
    Maria Y Makuch
    Center for Research in Reproductive Health, Campinas, Brazil
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 121:31-4. 2013
    ..To assess the understanding and attitudes of Brazilian men regarding premenstrual syndrome (PMS)...
  46. ncbi Resources and procedures in the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding with the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) or hysterectomy in Brazil
    M Valeria Bahamondes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Human Reproduction Unit, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, UNICAMP and National Institute of Hormones and Women s Health, 13084 971 Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Contraception 86:244-50. 2012
    ....
  47. ncbi Use of intravaginal electrical stimulation for the treatment of chronic pelvic pain: a randomized, double-blind, crossover clinical trial
    Nicole Oliveira de Bernardes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Campinas, and National Institute of Hormones and Women s Health, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Reprod Med 55:19-24. 2010
    ..To assess the efficacy of intravaginal electrical stimulation (IVES) or placebo in women with chronic pelvic pain (CPP) with no apparent cause...
  48. doi Ease of insertion and clinical performance of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system in nulligravidas
    M Valeria Bahamondes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Contraception 84:e11-6. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the ease of insertion and clinical performance of the LNG-IUS in nulligravida women up to 1 year after insertion...
  49. ncbi Bleeding patterns and clinical performance of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (Mirena) up to two years
    Margarete Hidalgo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Human Reproduction Unit, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
    Contraception 65:129-32. 2002
    ..In conclusion, LNG-IUS showed a high contraceptive efficacy and a good continuation rate up to 2 years. In addition, a reduction of blood loss was observed a few months after insertion...
  50. ncbi Correlation between endometrial histology, microvascular density and calibre, matrix metalloproteinase-3 and bleeding pattern in women using a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system
    Marilia Oliveira-Ribeiro
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
    Hum Reprod 19:1778-84. 2004
    ..The main reason for discontinuation of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) is unpredictable bleeding pattern...
  51. ncbi Effectiveness of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system in the treatment of adenomyosis diagnosed and monitored by magnetic resonance imaging
    Aristides M Bragheto
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Campinas, 13084 971 SP, Brazil
    Contraception 76:195-9. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) on adenomyotic lesions diagnosed and monitored by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  52. ncbi Randomized clinical trial of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system and a depot GnRH analogue for the treatment of chronic pelvic pain in women with endometriosis
    Carlos A Petta
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
    Hum Reprod 20:1993-8. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi Depression in women with endometriosis with and without chronic pelvic pain
    Carolina Lorencatto
    Department of Psychology, Women s Hospital, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:88-92. 2006
    ..The aim of the study is to compare the prevalence of depression in women surgically diagnosed with endometriosis according to the presence or absence of pelvic pain...
  54. ncbi The in vitro effect of emergency contraception doses of levonorgestrel on the acrosome reaction of human spermatozoa
    Karen Saboya Brito
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, 13084 971 Campinas, Brazil
    Contraception 72:225-8. 2005
    ....
  55. doi Premenstrual syndrome as reported by Brazilian women
    Carlos A Petta
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Campinas, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 108:40-3. 2010
    ..To describe the perspectives and attitudes of Brazilian women toward premenstrual syndrome (PMS)...
  56. ncbi Low priority level for infertility services within the public health sector: a Brazilian case study
    Maria Y Makuch
    Center for Research in Reproductive Health of Campinas CEMICAMP, Caixa Postal 6181, 13084 971 Campinas, Brazil
    Hum Reprod 25:430-5. 2010
    ....
  57. ncbi Relationship between chronic pelvic pain and functional constipation in women of reproductive age
    Waleska Oliveira Modesto
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences and National Institute of Hormones and Women s Health, University of Campinas, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Reprod Med 56:425-30. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effect of functional constipation on women with and without chronic pelvic pain (CPP)...
  58. doi Inequitable access to assisted reproductive technology for the low-income Brazilian population: a qualitative study
    Maria Y Makuch
    Center for Research in Reproductive Health of Campinas, Caixa Postal 6181, 13084 971 Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Hum Reprod 26:2054-60. 2011
    ..The objective was to assess the perspective of health professionals and patients with respect to access to ART procedures within the public health network..
  59. ncbi In vivo assessment of the human sperm acrosome reaction and the expression of glycodelin-A in human endometrium after levonorgestrel-emergency contraceptive pill administration
    Josiane A A do Nascimento
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Hum Reprod 22:2190-5. 2007
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  60. ncbi Human vaginal histology in long-term users of the injectable contraceptive depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate
    M Valeria Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, and National Institute of Hormones and Women s Health, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Contraception 90:117-22. 2014
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  61. ncbi Exploratory study of the effect of lifestyle counselling on bone mineral density and body composition in users of the contraceptive depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate
    Waleska Modesto
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medical Sciences and the National Institute of Hormones and Women s Health, University of Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 19:244-9. 2014
    ..Counselling on healthy lifestyle habits failed to achieve its aims. Chinese Abstract 。 1840:29,25。:,。12。Mann-Whitneyt-。 ,12,L1L4。,2kg,2.2%;1g,L1。 ,12。,1。。 ..
  62. ncbi Factors associated with reproductive options in HIV-infected women
    Andréa da Silveira Rossi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Caixa Postal 6181, Campinas, SP 13084 971, Brazil
    Contraception 71:45-50. 2005
    ..The clinical condition of the women and their partners, the serologic status of partner nor counseling about contraceptive choices influenced reproductive practices...
  63. ncbi Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (Mirena) as a therapy for endometrial hyperplasia and carcinoma
    Luis Bahamondes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:580-2. 2003
  64. ncbi [Quantitative calcaneal ultrasound evaluation allows distinguishing women with and without fractures]
    Lorena Aguirre Zambrano Velho
    Faculade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 53:229-33. 2007
    ..The aim was to assess whether there was any difference between the right and the left foot s and whether two sequential measurements in each foot were statistically equivalent.....
  65. ncbi Forearm bone density in users of Depo-Provera as a contraceptive method
    L Bahamondes
    Departamento de Tocoginecologia, Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
    Fertil Steril 71:849-52. 1999
    ..To determine the influence of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) on bone mineral density when used as a contraceptive method...
  66. ncbi Self-administration with UniJect of the once-a-month injectable contraceptive Cyclofem
    L Bahamondes
    Departamento de Tocoginecologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Brazil
    Contraception 56:301-4. 1997
    ..In conclusion, our study showed that women can be trained to successfully self-administer the monthly injectable contraceptive Cyclofem and generally respond positively to UniJect...
  67. ncbi Delayed first injection of the once-a-month injectable contraceptive containing 25 mg of medroxyprogesterone acetate and 5 mg of E(2)-cypionate: effects on ovarian function
    C A Petta
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Sao Paulo, Campinas, Brazil
    Fertil Steril 75:744-8. 2001
    ..To assess whether women who were administered the first injection of DMPA+E(2)C on day 7 of their menstrual cycle (delayed injection) exhibit the same degree of ovarian suppression as women who receive it on day 5 of their menstrual cycle...
  68. ncbi Risk factors for tubal sterilization regret, detectable before surgery
    E Hardy
    Departmento de Obstetrícia e Ginecologia, Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Contraception 54:159-62. 1996
    ..These results support the recommendation that women should be fully informed about the tubal ligation procedure and have access to other contraceptive options before being sterilized...
  69. ncbi Timing of onset of contraceptive effectiveness in Depo-Provera users. II. Effects on ovarian function
    C A Petta
    Departamento de Tocoginecologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
    Fertil Steril 70:817-20. 1998
    ..To determine the timing of onset of contraceptive effectiveness after the first injection of 150 mg of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) administered between days 8 and 13 of the menstrual cycle...
  70. ncbi Delayed first injection of the once-a-month injectable contraceptive containing 25 mg medroxyprogesterone acetate and 5 mg estradiol-cypionate: effects on cervical mucus
    C A Petta
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Contraception 64:363-8. 2001
    ..However, the theoretical risk of pregnancy after receiving MPA+E(2)C on Day 7 would be expected to be low...
  71. ncbi Use of a lactic acid plus lactoserum intimate liquid soap for external hygiene in the prevention of bacterial vaginosis recurrence after metronidazole oral treatment
    M Valeria Bahamondes
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP and National Institute of Hormones and Women Health, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 57:415-20. 2011
    ..To determine the recurrence of bacterial vaginosis (BV) after the use of a lactic acid plus lactoserum liquid soap starting immediately after the treatment with oral metronidazole and the quality of life of the participants...
  72. ncbi Lipid profile in women over 35 years old using triphasic combined oral contraceptives
    Jose Mendes Aldrighi
    Department of Maternal Health, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Contraception 69:395-9. 2004
    ..05), although within the normal range. It is concluded that the use of levonorgestrel triphasic COC appeared to have no additional adverse impact when used by women aged over 35 years. Further studies are needed to obtain conclusive data...
  73. ncbi Effect of a combined oral contraceptive containing 20 microg ethinyl estradiol and 75 microg gestodene on hemostatic parameters
    Jose Mendes Aldrighi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Santa Casa of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:1-4. 2006
    ..Further studies with a larger sample size are necessary in order to obtain conclusive data...
  74. ncbi Forearm bone density in long-term users of oral combined contraceptives and depot medroxyprogesterone acetate
    M Perrotti
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Fertil Steril 76:469-73. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION(S): Women aged 30 to 34 years who have used OC or depot-MPA have similar BMD as control women. These findings suggest that the use of OC or depot-MPA does not affect the BMD of women in this age group...
  75. ncbi Intravaginal electrical stimulation for the treatment of chronic pelvic pain
    Nicole de Oliveira Bernardes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    J Reprod Med 50:267-72. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of intravaginal electrical stimulation in women with chronic pelvic pain (CPP)...
  76. ncbi [Hysterosonography: evaluation of the uterine cavity in women with abnormal uterine bleeding]
    Luiz Guilherme Trevisan de Albuquerque
    Departamento de Tocoginecologia, Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 52:247-50. 2006
    ..To compare the diagnostic accuracy of sonohysterography with that of hysteroscopy and ultrasonography for the diagnosis of uterine alterations with abnormal uterine bleeding...
  77. ncbi [The option for vasectomy and gender relations]
    Nadia Maria Marchi
    Centro de Atenção Integral Saúde da Mulher, Departamento de Tocoginecologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, 13084 971, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 19:1017-27. 2003
    ..At this point the male partners felt they should collaborate...
  78. ncbi Acceptability and performance of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (Mirena) in Campinas, Brazil
    J Diaz
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
    Contraception 62:59-61. 2000
    ..The characteristics of the LNG-IUS (Mirena) allow predicting that this method can effectively contribute to the increase in contraceptive options when introduced to family planning programs in Brazil...
  79. ncbi T-shaped IUD move vertically with endometrial growth and involution during the menstrual cycle
    D Faundes
    Departamento de Obstetricia e Ginecologia, Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Contraception 57:413-5. 1998
    ..These results suggest that the IUD position in the uterine cavity is influenced by the growth and thinning of the endometrium, and that this information should be considered when evaluating the IUD position by sonography...
  80. ncbi The use of vaginal ultrasound to identify copper T IUDs at high risk of expulsion
    C A Petta
    Departamento de Tocoginecologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Contraception 54:287-9. 1996
    ..However, many IUDs may have been removed unnecessarily, probably resulting in many women not returning to the clinic or deciding to use another contraceptive method...
  81. doi Contraceptive methods with male participation: a perspective of Brazilian couples
    N M Marchi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Int Nurs Rev 55:103-9. 2008
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  82. doi Vasectomy within the public health services in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
    N M Marchi
    Human Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas UNICAMP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Nurs Rev 57:254-9. 2010
    ..To describe some of the characteristics of men who underwent a vasectomy in the public health network of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil...
  83. ncbi [Prevalence of endometrial injury in asymptomatic obese women]
    Daniela Alves da Cruz Gouveia
    Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Santa Casa de Sao Paulo
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 53:344-8. 2007
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of endometrial injuries, such as polyps, hyperplasia and endometrial cancer in asymptomatic obese women, as well as to recognize the associated risk factors ...
  84. ncbi Randomized assignment to copper IUD or depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate: feasibility of enrollment, continuation and disease ascertainment
    Paul J Feldblum
    Family Health International, P O Box 13950, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 72:187-91. 2005
    ..We conducted a feasibility study to enroll and follow family planning acceptors who were randomly assigned to use an intrauterine device (IUD) or injectable depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA)...
  85. ncbi Doses of levonorgestrel comparable to that delivered by the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system can modify the in vitro expression of zona binding sites of human spermatozoa
    María José Munuce
    Laboratory of Reproductive Studies, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, School of Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Rosario 2000, Argentina
    Contraception 73:97-101. 2006
    ..However, the possibility cannot be discarded that the device exerts a direct effect on sperm function, thus, helping prevent fertilization...
  86. ncbi In vitro effect of levonorgestrel on sperm fertilizing capacity and mouse embryo development
    María José Munuce
    Laboratory of Reproductive Studies, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, School of Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Rosario 2000, Argentina
    Contraception 72:71-6. 2005
    ....
  87. ncbi Two-year performance of a Nestorone-releasing contraceptive implant: a three-center study of 300 women
    Irving Sivin
    Center for Biomedical Research, Population Council, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Contraception 69:137-44. 2004
    ..A single NES implant appears to provide acceptable contraception for women...
  88. ncbi [Endometrial neoplasms. What to consider?]
    Luis Bahamondes
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 50:8-9. 2004
  89. ncbi Pharmacokinetic interactions between depot medroxyprogesterone acetate and combination antiretroviral therapy
    Kavita Nanda
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:965-71. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of an antiretroviral (ARV) therapy regimen containing zidovudine (AZT), lamivudine (3TC), and efavirenz (EFV) on the pharmacokinetics of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA)...