ESSURE sterilization device
Recent sterilization procedure undertaken. Follow up visit to gynecological clinic.
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The linear metallic densities in the pelvis are ESSURE sterilization devices in the fallopian tubes.
ESSURE is one of the less commonly undertaken forms of sterilization.
The ESSURE device is inserted into the fallopian tubes by a catheter via the transcervical route. It is composed of inner polyethylene terephthalate fibers to induce a benign fibrotic reaction and is held in place by flexible stainless steel inner coil and a dynamic outer nickel titanium alloy coil.