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A randomised trial of a contraceptive vaginal ring in women at risk of HIV infection in Rwanda: Safety of intermittent and continuous use

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Contraceptive vaginal rings could play a role in expanding the contraceptive method mix and in preparing communities for the introduction of HIV prevention and multipurpose rings.We conducted an open label single-centre randomised clinical trial of intermittent versus continuous use of NuvaRing® in Kigali, Rwanda, in 2013-2014. We randomised 120 HIV-negative women 1:1 to intermittent use (three rings with a ring-free week in between rings) or continuous use (four rings without ring-free weeks...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0197572

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
2 Division; NDM; Tropical Medicine; Vietnam / OUCRU
Department:
Oxford, 2 Division, NDM, Tropical Medicine, Vietnam / OUCRU
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ORCID:
0000-0002-5728-0918
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PloS one Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
6
Pages:
e0197572
Publication date:
2018-06-01
Acceptance date:
2018-04-26
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
29856848
Source identifiers:
856317
Language:
English
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pubs:856317
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uuid:8744d157-687a-4a20-80b0-4234ec96cc50
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pubs:856317
Deposit date:
2018-06-12

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