What is Smitt sleeve?

Category: Equipment

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A Smitt sleeve is an implantable device used to aid in the delivery of radiation to the uterine cavity. It is sutured in place at the cervical os, and helps to prevent uterine perforation during radiation treatment.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Smitt sleeve

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking Smitt sleeve

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Smitt sleeve

Duration

Stopped using Smitt sleeve

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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