David Hubacher

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The levonorgestrel intrauterine system: cohort study to assess satisfaction in a postpartum population in Kenya
    David Hubacher
    FHI 360, Durham, NC 27701 Electronic address
    Contraception 91:295-300. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Rationale and enrollment results for a partially randomized patient preference trial to compare continuation rates of short-acting and long-acting reversible contraception
    David Hubacher
    FHI 360, 359 Blackwell Street, Suite 200, Durham, NC 27701, USA Electronic address
    Contraception 91:185-92. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Uptake of the levonorgestrel intrauterine system among recent postpartum women in Kenya: factors associated with decision-making
    David Hubacher
    FHI 360, Durham, NC 27713, USA
    Contraception 88:97-102. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Pitfalls of research linking the intrauterine device to pelvic inflammatory disease
    David Hubacher
    FHI 360, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:1091-8. 2013
  5. pmc Effect of concurrent use of anti-retroviral therapy and levonorgestrel sub-dermal implant for contraception on CD4 counts: a prospective cohort study in Kenya
    David Hubacher
    FHI 360, Durham, NC, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18448. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Preventing unintended pregnancy among young women in Kenya: prospective cohort study to offer contraceptive implants
    David Hubacher
    FHI 360, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 86:511-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Safety of quinacrine contraceptive pellets: results from 10-year follow-up in Vietnam
    David C Sokal
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 78:66-72. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Pain from copper intrauterine device insertion: randomized trial of prophylactic ibuprofen
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1272-7. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Menstrual pattern changes from levonorgestrel subdermal implants and DMPA: systematic review and evidence-based comparisons
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, PO Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 80:113-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Cancer risk after sterilization with transcervical quinacrine: updated findings from a Chilean cohort
    David C Sokal
    Family Health International, Durham, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 81:75-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi request reprint The levonorgestrel intrauterine system: cohort study to assess satisfaction in a postpartum population in Kenya
    David Hubacher
    FHI 360, Durham, NC 27701 Electronic address
    Contraception 91:295-300. 2015
    ..Whereas service provision for subdermal implants and intrauterine devices is growing, little is known about how the LNG IUS might fit in...
  2. doi request reprint Rationale and enrollment results for a partially randomized patient preference trial to compare continuation rates of short-acting and long-acting reversible contraception
    David Hubacher
    FHI 360, 359 Blackwell Street, Suite 200, Durham, NC 27701, USA Electronic address
    Contraception 91:185-92. 2015
    ..This study uses a new approach to determine if high continuation rates of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) and protection from unintended pregnancy are observable in a population not self-selecting to use LARC...
  3. doi request reprint Uptake of the levonorgestrel intrauterine system among recent postpartum women in Kenya: factors associated with decision-making
    David Hubacher
    FHI 360, Durham, NC 27713, USA
    Contraception 88:97-102. 2013
    ..The levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG IUS) may become more available in the public sector of resource-poor countries, but it is unclear what product features might be attractive to users and what factors will influence uptake...
  4. doi request reprint Pitfalls of research linking the intrauterine device to pelvic inflammatory disease
    David Hubacher
    FHI 360, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:1091-8. 2013
    ..Any new findings using observational research should be interpreted with caution. More rigorous research designs may not be pragmatic or feasible...
  5. pmc Effect of concurrent use of anti-retroviral therapy and levonorgestrel sub-dermal implant for contraception on CD4 counts: a prospective cohort study in Kenya
    David Hubacher
    FHI 360, Durham, NC, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18448. 2013
    ..The sub-dermal implant is an ideal product to study: low and steady progestin release and no adherence uncertainties. We sought to determine if the medications' effectiveness is compromised...
  6. doi request reprint Preventing unintended pregnancy among young women in Kenya: prospective cohort study to offer contraceptive implants
    David Hubacher
    FHI 360, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 86:511-7. 2012
    ..Subdermal contraceptive implants have low discontinuation rates but are underused among young women in Africa. This study aimed to isolate the role initial contraceptive method has on preventing unintended pregnancy...
  7. doi request reprint Safety of quinacrine contraceptive pellets: results from 10-year follow-up in Vietnam
    David C Sokal
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 78:66-72. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate long-term safety of quinacrine pellets for nonsurgical sterilization among women in Vietnam...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pain from copper intrauterine device insertion: randomized trial of prophylactic ibuprofen
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1272-7. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether 400 mg of prophylactic ibuprofen can alleviate pain from insertion of an intrauterine device (IUD) and to measure level of pain with improved techniques...
  9. doi request reprint Menstrual pattern changes from levonorgestrel subdermal implants and DMPA: systematic review and evidence-based comparisons
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, PO Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 80:113-8. 2009
    ..A subdermal levonorgestrel (LNG) implant may be a reasonable alternative. However, information on menstrual changes from these methods has not been summarized and compared in an easy-to-understand form...
  10. doi request reprint Cancer risk after sterilization with transcervical quinacrine: updated findings from a Chilean cohort
    David C Sokal
    Family Health International, Durham, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 81:75-8. 2010
    ..The safety and efficacy of the technology are still being assessed today; in particular, better estimates on the incidence of human cancers are now feasible...
  11. doi request reprint Unintended pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa: magnitude of the problem and potential role of contraceptive implants to alleviate it
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, PO Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 78:73-8. 2008
    ..Our aim was to estimate the number of unintended pregnancies in the region and model the impact of expanding use of contraceptive implants at the expense of short-term hormonal birth control methods...
  12. doi request reprint Factors associated with uptake of subdermal contraceptive implants in a young Kenyan population
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 84:413-7. 2011
    ..Subdermal contraceptive implants may be a reasonable option for young women in sub-Saharan Africa; little is known about factors associated with method uptake in this subpopulation...
  13. ncbi request reprint The impact of clinician education on IUD uptake, knowledge and attitudes: results of a randomized trial
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 73:628-33. 2006
    ..Many ministries of health worldwide would like to increase use of the intrauterine device (IUD) since it is very safe, effective and inexpensive to provide. Efforts to stimulate interest in the method have not been rigorously tested...
  14. doi request reprint Hormonal contraception and the risks of STI acquisition: results of a feasibility study to plan a future randomized trial
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 77:366-70. 2008
    ..However, the feasibility of such a trial is uncertain...
  15. pmc Introduction of the levonorgestrel intrauterine system in Kenya through mobile outreach: review of service statistics and provider perspectives
    David Hubacher
    FHI 360, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Glob Health Sci Pract 2:47-54. 2014
    ..In Kenya, one organization has received donated commodities for 5 years, providing an opportunity to assess impact and potential future role of the product...
  16. doi request reprint Assessment of a disposable trocar for insertion of contraceptive implants
    Markus J Steiner
    Family Health International, PO Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 81:140-2. 2010
    ..In addition, sterilization equipment is not always available in many settings and inadequate cleaning could lead to HIV transmission...
  17. doi request reprint Contraceptive effectiveness of two insertions of quinacrine: results from 10-year follow-up in Vietnam
    David C Sokal
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 78:61-5. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the long-term effectiveness of two insertions of quinacrine pellets for nonsurgical sterilization among women in northern Vietnam...
  18. ncbi request reprint Copper intrauterine device use by nulliparous women: review of side effects
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, PO Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 75:S8-11. 2007
    ..Nulliparity was once a relative contraindication to using the copper IUD. However, new research and changes in product labeling have eased safety concerns. Side effects remain a major problem with copper IUD use in this population...
  19. ncbi request reprint The checkered history and bright future of intrauterine contraception in the United States
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, Reseach Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:98-103. 2002
  20. pmc Side effects from the copper IUD: do they decrease over time?
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 79:356-62. 2009
    ..Because of simplified reporting from previous research, little is known about how side effects might change over time...
  21. ncbi request reprint The Good Clinical Practice guideline: a bronze standard for clinical research
    David A Grimes
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Lancet 366:172-4. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Noncontraceptive health benefits of intrauterine devices: a systematic review
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 57:120-8. 2002
    ..Like oral contraceptives, intrauterine contraceptives confer important noncontraceptive health benefits...
  23. ncbi request reprint Preventing copper intrauterine device removals due to side effects among first-time users: randomized trial to study the effect of prophylactic ibuprofen
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Hum Reprod 21:1467-72. 2006
    ..Ibuprofen and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are proven treatments for such IUD-induced problems, but their effect on early IUD removal is unknown...
  24. doi request reprint Sino-implant (II)® continuation and effect of concomitant tenofovir disoproxil fumarate-emtricitabine use on plasma levonorgestrel concentrations among women in Bondo, Kenya
    Catherine S Todd
    FHI 360, Durham, NC, USA Electronic address
    Contraception 91:248-52. 2015
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint The limited clinical usefulness of taking a history in the evaluation of women with tubal factor infertility
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Fertil Steril 81:6-10. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether patient histories of gynecological infections predict tubal pathology seen at laparoscopic exam in infertile women...
  26. ncbi request reprint Measuring the usefulness of family planning job aids following distribution at training workshops
    Katherine Tumlinson
    Family Health International, Durham, NC, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 42:695-8. 2010
    ..However, the vast majority of those providers who utilized the checklists found them to be very useful in their work...
  27. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive implants in Kenya: current status and future prospects
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 75:468-73. 2007
    ..Since introducing Norplant over 20 years ago in Kenya, demand for contraceptive implants has remained high and implant costs are dropping substantially...
  28. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine devices and reproductive health: American women in feast and famine
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, PO Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 69:437-46. 2004
    ..The IUD generated a controversial balance sheet of risks, benefits and reputation that still impacts reproductive health today...