Revista Cubana de Obstetricia y Ginecología
versión On-line ISSN 1561-3062
ULLOA CRUZ, C. Verena. Contraception in the middle-aged woman. Rev Cubana Obstet Ginecol [online]. 2004, vol.30, n.1, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-3062.
An updating is made on the contraceptive methods existing for middle-aged women The endocrine characteristics of perimenopause are defined, the risks of pregnancy in middle-aged women are detailed, and the different contraceptive methods in premenopause with their risks and benefits are explained. It was concluded that pregnancy in middle-aged woman has a high obstetric and perinatal risk.
Palabras llave : Contraception; middle-aged woman..