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Table 3 Procedure description

From: Essure® present controversies and 5 years’ learned lessons: a retrospective study with short- and long-term follow-up

Surgical difficulties ▪ Surgeon’s perceived difficulty in inserts delivery 11% (n = 31), of which 65% (n = 20) unilateral ▪ Successful placement not achieved in 7.3% (n = 20): tube obstruction because of spasm/stenosis (n = 16) non-identified ostium/ostia (n = 4)
Hysteroscopy duration (minutes) t median 3.2 (IQR 2.5–5.2; range 1–15)
Patient reported pain (0–10 scale) median score = 4 (IQR 3–5; range 0–8); mode = 3