Expression of leukaemia inhibitory factor (LIF) during the window of implantation in copper T380A intrauterine device users


Guney M., Oral B. , Karahan N. , Mungan T.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CONTRACEPTION AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE, vol.12, no.3, pp.212-219, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/13625180701441261
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CONTRACEPTION AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE
  • Page Numbers: pp.212-219

Abstract

Objective The mechanism of action of intrauterine devices (IUDs) is not wen understood. This investigation was intended to gain further insight into the role of leukaemia inhibitory factor (LIF) in intrauterine contraception. We evaluated the inmiuriohistochernical distribution patterns of LIF in women wearing a copper T380A IUD.