Removal with manual vacuum aspiration for Intrauterine Device

Comprehensive Women's Health Center, Denver, CO
Intrauterine Device+1 More ConditionsIUD removal with no visible strings - Procedure
18 - 45

Study Summary

This trial will compare two methods of removing IUDs with missing strings and measure patient/provider satisfaction, pain, time, and complications. Results may improve access and expand options for IUD removal.

Eligible Conditions
  • Intrauterine Device Threads Not Visible
  • Intrauterine Device Removal Complication

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 12-18 months

12-18 months
First-pass IUD removal rates
Overall IUD removal success rates
Preliminary data on complications
Preliminary data on pain scores
Preliminary data on procedure time
Preliminary data on satisfaction

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Removal with manual vacuum aspiration
1 of 2
Removal with alligator forceps
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

75 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Removal with manual vacuum aspiration · No Placebo Group · N/A

Removal with manual vacuum aspirationExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: IUD removal with no visible strings, Manual Vacuum Aspirator · Intervention Types: Procedure, Device
Removal with alligator forcepsExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: IUD removal with no visible strings, Alligator forceps · Intervention Types: Procedure, Device
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Alligator forceps

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 12-18 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Colorado, DenverLead Sponsor
1,644 Previous Clinical Trials
1,660,966 Total Patients Enrolled
Cara Clure, MDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Colorado, Denver
1 Previous Clinical Trials
80 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 45 · Female Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are a woman.
You want to have your IUD removed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are octogenarians permitted to apply for this research experiment?

"Based on the given conditions, individuals between 18 and 45 years old may be eligible to participate in this trial." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are new participants being accepted to take part in this trial?

"The clinical trial database lists this study as actively searching for participants. The initial post date was January 1, 2023 with the most recent update on January 17th of that same year." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What criteria must be met in order to participate in this research program?

"Qualifying candidates for this clinical investigation must demonstrate non-detectable intrauterine device threads and be within the ages of 18 to 45. A total of 75 patients are expected to take part in this trial." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many participants are partaking in this research?

"Affirmative. According to the details provided on, this trial is actively enrolling participants from one site since it was first published in January 1st 2023 and last updated on January 17th 2023. A total of 75 people are needed for the study." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.