tubal ligation


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tubal ligation

[′tü·bəl lī′gā·shən]
(medicine)
Surgical tying of the uterine tubes to prevent conception.
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Major vascular injury after laparoscopic tubal ligation. J Emerg Med 2005 Jul;29(1):67-71.
All the enrolled patients were undergoing interval tubal ligation, had no history of prior surgery, pelvic inflammatory disease or pelvic mass; all were assessed as ASA1 (American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status 1--healthy), and were medically eligible for tubal ligation.
In this study, more number of women with tubal ligation had vaginitis followed by no contraceptive users and condom users.
Presently, tubal ligation can only be done if women are told about other contraceptive options, receive counselling and have signed a consent form to do the procedure.
Even though vasectomy is less expensive, is less invasive and has fewer complications than tubal ligation, (4) tubal sterilization is the more popular method: In 1995, the proportion of women using a method who relied on female sterilization was nearly three times the proportion who relied on male sterilization (28% vs.
Contraceptive Prevalence Among Married Couples Other 9.3 12.9 Condom 3.1 15.0 Vasectomy 3.6 7.2 Pill 5.9 17.3 IUD 16.3 7.6 Tubal Ligation 22.0 10.4 None 39.8 29.6 Source: UN Population Division, 2001 Note: Table made from bar graph.
In 1969, 39% were knowledgeable about the consequences of vasectomy and 32% about the consequences of tubal ligation, while in 1996, 60% were knowledgeable about vasectomy and 52% about tubal ligation (p<0.001 for both).
Accordingly, with the approval of ZM's biological mother (who lives in Maryland and was not her daughter's legal guardian), Rothenberg ordered that the child be aborted and ZM undergo a tubal ligation.
For example, the government institution that provides the widest health service coverage in Mexico trains its doctors with educational materials that affirm that "there are practically no contraindications for tubal ligation, but certain conditions in women may mean that this procedure should be deferred (but not ruled out)" (Academia Mexicana de Investigacion en Demografia Medica [AMIDEM], 1986a, p.
is developing Essure, which is designed to provide a non-incisional alternative to tubal ligation, the leading form of birth control worldwide.
The problems usually get worse with age, high levels of stress, after starting birth control pills, after having children, and after having a tubal ligation. In her book Dr.
"I told the doctor that I want to have tubal ligation and that I might regret it in the future as aft my kids are girls.