Essure Procedure

  In Office Sterilization Procedure
Oakdale Obstetrics & Gynecology, PA



          © 2005 Conceptus, I...
Little Known Facts

• Women ages 40-44 have been reported
  to have the second highest rate of
  unintended pregnancies in...
Current permanent birth control
options
• Vasectomy

• Tubal Ligation

• Essure



              © 2005 Conceptus, Inc. Al...
Comparisons

                                  Essure® Procedure Tubal Ligation                   Vasectomy

Incisions/
pu...
Essure         ®


                     Overview
                     The only non-
                     incisional option...
Hysteroscopic Placement
• Very small (5 mm) camera inserted through
  the cervix, allowing visualization of the tubes
• Mi...
®
Essure Micro-insert

• Soft and flexible
• Made from materials that have
  been used successfully for
  decades in medic...
Mechanism of action

  • Micro-insert placed into
    each fallopian tube
  • Tissue ingrowth occurs
    in and around the...
Micro-insert Placement Steps




                                 Coils give
                                 visual
     ...
Essure Confirmation Test

• Performed at 3 months following
  procedure to confirm tubes are blocked
• Hysterosalpingogram...
Essure Confirmation Test




  • Non-painful
  • Low-pressure, slow fill
  • Non-traditional HSG
            © 2005 Concep...
®
Essure Procedure - Benefits

•   No cutting, therefore no scars
•   Does not require general anesthesia
•   Quick proced...
®
Essure Procedure - Benefits
• 99.80% effective at preventing
  pregnancy (based on 5 yrs of follow-up)
• Hormone free
• ...
®
Essure Procedure - Risks

• Perforation, expulsion, or other unsatisfactory
  location of the micro-insert leading to a
...
®
Essure Procedure – Important
Considerations
• The Essure® procedure is not reversible
• Like all methods of birth contro...
ESSURE SUMMARY

•   No Incisions
•   No General Anesthesia
•   Minimal Time Commitment in Office
•   Fast Recovery- Hours ...
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  1. 1. Essure Procedure In Office Sterilization Procedure Oakdale Obstetrics & Gynecology, PA © 2005 Conceptus, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  2. 2. Little Known Facts • Women ages 40-44 have been reported to have the second highest rate of unintended pregnancies in the US. • 53% of unintended pregnancies have been reported to occur in women using some form of contraception. • Statistics show that women who want two children spend roughly three decades trying to avoid pregnancy. © 2005 Conceptus, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  3. 3. Current permanent birth control options • Vasectomy • Tubal Ligation • Essure © 2005 Conceptus, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  4. 4. Comparisons Essure® Procedure Tubal Ligation Vasectomy Incisions/ punctures None 1-2 1-2 Typical anesthesia Local General Local Average # of days to resume <1 4.4 2 normal activities Effectiveness 99.80% 99.16% 99.85% (based on 5 years of follow-up) © 2005 Conceptus, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  5. 5. Essure ® Overview The only non- incisional option for permanent birth control © 2005 Conceptus, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  6. 6. Hysteroscopic Placement • Very small (5 mm) camera inserted through the cervix, allowing visualization of the tubes • Micro-inserts threaded through the camera into the fallopian tubes • Done under local anesthesia with minimal discomfort (not much more than a pap smear) © 2005 Conceptus, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  7. 7. ® Essure Micro-insert • Soft and flexible • Made from materials that have been used successfully for decades in medical procedures such as heart and other surgeries • Do not contain or release hormones © 2005 Conceptus, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  8. 8. Mechanism of action • Micro-insert placed into each fallopian tube • Tissue ingrowth occurs in and around the micro- insert • Essure confirmation test verifies occlusion at 3 months post-placement ©2009 Conceptus. Proprietary & Confidential
  9. 9. Micro-insert Placement Steps Coils give visual confirmation of correct placement ©2009 Conceptus. Proprietary & Confidential 07/21/09
  10. 10. Essure Confirmation Test • Performed at 3 months following procedure to confirm tubes are blocked • Hysterosalpingogram: Radiological study to examine the tubes and ensure the coils are in place and working © 2005 Conceptus, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  11. 11. Essure Confirmation Test • Non-painful • Low-pressure, slow fill • Non-traditional HSG © 2005 Conceptus, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  12. 12. ® Essure Procedure - Benefits • No cutting, therefore no scars • Does not require general anesthesia • Quick procedure – approximately 30 min • Fast recovery – Most women go home about 45 minutes or less, after the procedure – Most women return to normal activities within 1 to 2 days (most within 24 hrs) © 2005 Conceptus, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  13. 13. ® Essure Procedure - Benefits • 99.80% effective at preventing pregnancy (based on 5 yrs of follow-up) • Hormone free • Does not affect intercourse, normal hormonal rhythms, or periods • High patient satisfaction © 2005 Conceptus, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  14. 14. ® Essure Procedure - Risks • Perforation, expulsion, or other unsatisfactory location of the micro-insert leading to a second procedure or surgery • Pain, cramping, vaginal bleeding, menstrual pattern changes • Nausea/vomiting or fainting during procedure © 2005 Conceptus, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  15. 15. ® Essure Procedure – Important Considerations • The Essure® procedure is not reversible • Like all methods of birth control, the procedure should not be considered 100% effective • Not all women who have the Essure procedure will be able to have both micro-inserts placed • Patients must use another form of birth control for at least 3 months after the procedure • Removal of the micro-inserts requires surgery © 2005 Conceptus, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  16. 16. ESSURE SUMMARY • No Incisions • No General Anesthesia • Minimal Time Commitment in Office • Fast Recovery- Hours vs Days • Covered by Most Health Plans – Office Copay • Essure Information Center 1-877-5ESSURE, or www.essure.com © 2005 Conceptus, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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