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Merki-Feld, Gabriele S ; Skouby, Sven ; Serfaty, David ; Lech, Medard ; Bitzer, Johannes ; Crosignani, Pier Giorgio ; Cagnacci, Angelo ; Sitruk-Ware, Regine. / European society of contraception statement on contraception in obese women. In: The European journal of contraception & reproductive health care : the official journal of the European Society of Contraception. 2015 ; Vol. 20, No. 1. pp. 19-28.

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title = "European society of contraception statement on contraception in obese women",
abstract = "Abstract The obesity 'epidemic' continues to increase, mostly but not only in developed countries. As overweight and obese women are at an increased risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) at baseline and at a much higher risk during pregnancy, it is essential to help these women to plan pregnancies carefully and to use contraceptives with a positive ratio of benefits versus risks. The Expert Group on hormonal and molecular contraception of the European Society of Contraception convened to review the existing evidence and propose recommendations to the prescribers in line with most recent studies and with the Medical Eligibility Criteria of the World Health Organisation.",
author = "Merki-Feld, {Gabriele S} and Sven Skouby and David Serfaty and Medard Lech and Johannes Bitzer and Crosignani, {Pier Giorgio} and Angelo Cagnacci and Regine Sitruk-Ware",
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AU - Cagnacci, Angelo

AU - Sitruk-Ware, Regine

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N2 - Abstract The obesity 'epidemic' continues to increase, mostly but not only in developed countries. As overweight and obese women are at an increased risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) at baseline and at a much higher risk during pregnancy, it is essential to help these women to plan pregnancies carefully and to use contraceptives with a positive ratio of benefits versus risks. The Expert Group on hormonal and molecular contraception of the European Society of Contraception convened to review the existing evidence and propose recommendations to the prescribers in line with most recent studies and with the Medical Eligibility Criteria of the World Health Organisation.

AB - Abstract The obesity 'epidemic' continues to increase, mostly but not only in developed countries. As overweight and obese women are at an increased risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) at baseline and at a much higher risk during pregnancy, it is essential to help these women to plan pregnancies carefully and to use contraceptives with a positive ratio of benefits versus risks. The Expert Group on hormonal and molecular contraception of the European Society of Contraception convened to review the existing evidence and propose recommendations to the prescribers in line with most recent studies and with the Medical Eligibility Criteria of the World Health Organisation.

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