Matthew E. Spotnitz, MD, MPH Departments of Biomedical Informatics and Obstetrics and Gynecology Columbia University Medical Center, Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics, and Medical Informatics Services New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York

Different Cervical Cancer Risk with Copper vs Hormonal IUDs

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:

Matthew E. Spotnitz, MD, MPH Departments of Biomedical Informatics and Obstetrics and Gynecology Columbia University Medical Center, Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics, and Medical Informatics Services New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York

Dr. Spotnitz

Matthew ESpotnitzMDMPH
Departments of Biomedical Informatics and Obstetrics and Gynecology
Columbia University Medical Center
Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics, and Medical Informatics Services
New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York

MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this study?

Response: Our take home message is that copper and hormonal IUDs may have different physiological effects on the female genitourinary system.

MedicalResearch.com: What are the main findings?

Response: Consequently, the risk of cervical neoplasms may be different for copper and hormonal IUD users.

MedicalResearch.com: What should readers take away from your report?

Response: Our findings may help patients and healthcare providers make informed decisions about whether the benefits of hormonal IUD use, compared to copper IUD use, are greater than the risks. 

MedicalResearch.com: What recommendations do you have for future research as a result of this work? 

Response: We intend to run this analysis on other databases in the Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) network.

 No disclosures 

Citation:

Relative Risk of Cervical Neoplasms Among Copper and Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine System Users
Spotnitz, Matthew E. MD, MPH; Natarajan, Karthik PhD; Ryan, Patrick B. PhD; Westhoff,
Carolyn L. MD, MSc
Obstetrics & Gynecology: February 2020 – Volume 135 – Issue 2 – p 319-327
doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003656

https://journals.lww.com/greenjournal/fulltext/2020/02000/relative_risk_of_cervical_neoplasms_among_copper.11.aspx

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