IUS

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AcronymDefinition
IUSIndiana University Southeast (New Albany, IN, USA)
IUSIncisive Unified Simulator (software)
IUSInertial Upper Stage
IUSInternational Ultrasonics Symposium (IEEE)
IUSInternal Use Software (various organizations)
IUSInterchange Unit Separator
IUSInternational Union of Students
IUSIntra-Uterine System (contraception)
IUSInter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society
IUSInline with Upstream Stable (Linux project)
IUSInformix Universal Server
IUSInterim Upper Stage (NASA)
IUSInternational Union of Speleology
IUSIntraoperative Ultrasound
IUSIntermediate Upper Stage (US NASA)
IUSInstitute for Urban Studies (Canada)
IUSInterwoven Universal Search
IUSInteractive Unix Service
IUSImage Understanding Services
IUSIntegrated Utilities Services, Ltd.
IUSIndividual Unity Systemization
IUSInter-Urban Structure
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Modern management of abnormal uterine bleeding: the levonorgestrel intra-uterine system.
In 1996, it was concluded that the levonorgestrel intra-uterine system (levonorgestrel IUS; Mirena-Schering Health Care) was an effective contraceptive.
Intra-uterine Contraception Device Fittings (IUCD) and Intra-uterine System (IUS) fitting, management and removal (Lot 3);
Types of contraception available are: Combined pill Condoms (female) Condoms (male) Contraceptive implant Contraceptive injection Contraceptive patch Diaphragms/caps Intra-uterine device (IUD) Intra-uterine system (IUS) Progestogen-only pill Vaginal ring There are two permanent methods of contraception: Female sterilisation Male sterilisation (vasectomy).
These involve anti-inflammatory drugs, the Mirena - an intra-uterine system, which releases progestogen into the womb and reduces bleeding, or surgery to thin the womb lining.
AThe intra-uterine system (IUS or Mirena) is a relatively new type of coil which is impregnated with a small dose of the hormone used in the mini-pill.
Too often contraceptive services limit the methods that are offered and newer technologies such as the levonorgestrel intra-uterine system are just not accessible to patients in the public health sector.
I suffered like you until I was told of a new way of taking the hormone in the form of an IUD called Mirena, a intra-uterine system (IUS).
A new coil-like contraceptive called IUS, intra-uterine system, which is especially suitable after giving birth, was only known to 12 per cent of women in a recent survey by Schering Health Care.
There are two types of coil - the intra-uterine device (IUD) and the intra-uterine system (IUS).
Non-daily delivery of hormonal contraception can be achieved for progesterone by depot injections or intra-uterine systems, and more recently for oestrogen plus progesterone by transdermal patches or vaginal rings.
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