tubal ligation


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

tubal ligation

[′tü·bəl lī′gā·shən]
(medicine)
Surgical tying of the uterine tubes to prevent conception.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The hospitals won't perform abortions, provide contraceptives, offer in vitro fertilization or perform operations such as tubal ligations and vasectomies.
This follow-up test may detect unsatisfactory device placement, resulting in the need for 'reoperation' to remove the device and / or complete a tubal ligation if sterilization is still desired.
Out of seven patients six patients underwent tubal ligation by mini laparotomy technique and one patient underwent laparoscopic sterilization by falope ring application.
Of this, 380 women gave a history of tubal ligation done in the past (cases), and 490 women were without tubal ligation (controls).
Patients giving the history of menstrual problems and wants tubal ligation should be counselled earlier for these symptoms.
Between March and June 2012, the researchers enrolled 518 women aged 18 or older who had given birth at least three weeks earlier and wished to undergo a tubal ligation.
demonstrated that previous tubal ligation is a risk factor for hysterectomy after an ablation and the incidence of pathologically confirmed post ablation tubal sterilization syndrome is 6%17 and in our study previous tubal ligation was not a risk factor for hysterectomy in cases with abnormal uterine bleeding.
Only serum IL-6 and peritoneal fluid TNF-[alpha] showed a high sensitivity and specificity in differentiating the 56 women given a postsurgical diagnosis of endometriosis from the 8 women diagnosed with unexplained infertility and from the control group of 27 women who underwent tubal ligation or reanastomosis, Dr.
Surgical tubal ligation has become the most common form of birth control worldwide, despite the fact that it is invasive and costly.
Patients still will be able to get a tubal ligation at the facility until mid-March 2000, when the agreement expires.
However she hasn't changed her mind about wanting a tubal ligation.
Catholic doctrine opposes abortion, contraception, tubal ligations, vasectomies, and fertility treatments.