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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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In a January 13 decision, Judge Ernest Goldsmith of the Superior Court of California for the County of San Francisco said Mercy Medical Center in Redding is not obligated to perform a tubal ligation for Rebecca Chamorro because its religion-based policy would apply equally to a man seeking sterilization.
The authors recognize that ideally, the study would have compared clinical officers' tubal ligations with those performed by physicians, and would have had a larger sample to yield a more precise estimate of the incidence of adverse events.
Surgical tubal ligation has become the most common form of birth control worldwide, despite the fact that it is invasive and costly.
And women who used oral contraceptives before having a tubal ligation had an even greater benefit; their risk dropped by 72%.
These services included abortions and sterilization procedures such as tubal ligation, which is the blocking of a woman's fallopian tubes to permanently prevent conception from occurring.
However she hasn't changed her mind about wanting a tubal ligation.
Unless a woman travels forty or fifty miles to the closest urban center, she won't be able to have a postpartum tubal ligation," he says.
The hospital then announced it would no longer perform abortions or tubal ligations.
2] Various etiological factors are listed for the cause of ectopic pregnancy of which tubal ligation is one among them.