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Women who sought permanent sterilization through a contraceptive implant called Essure were 10 times as more likely to be back for surgery within a year than women who had their tubes tied, according to a new study of 52,326 women sterilized in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers in New York State from 2005 to 2013.

The findings add to growing concerns about the device, which has been on the market for over a decade. Thousands of women who claim they have been hurt by it have urged the Food and Drug Administration to warn the public about potential complications and pull the device from the market.

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