Migration of a subdermal contraceptive implant into a subsegmental pulmonary artery and etonogestrel serum concentration over time – a case report

Background In Scandinavia the use of long-acting contraception including implants is increasing and progressively replacing the conventional oral contraceptive pills [1]. The Nexplanon® (also known as Implanon NXT®) implant is a 4 cm long and 2 mm-thick nonbiodegradable rod containing Etonogestrel (ENG). It is coated with barium sulphate making it detectable on X-ray and Computed … Read more