tubal ligation


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tubal ligation

n.
A method of female sterilization in which the fallopian tubes are surgically tied.

tubal ligation

n
(Surgery) the tying of the Fallopian tubes as a method of sterilization

tub′al liga′tion


n.
a method of permanent sterilization for women, involving the surgical sealing of the fallopian tubes to prevent the ovum from passing from the ovary to the uterus.
[1945–50]

tubal ligation

Surgery to tie off the fallopian tubes in order to cause sterility.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tubal ligation - a sterilization procedure with womentubal ligation - a sterilization procedure with women; both Fallopian tubes are tied in two places and the tubes removed in between the ligations
ligation - (surgery) tying a duct or blood vessel with a ligature (as to prevent bleeding during surgery)
surgical contraception - contraception by surgical sterilization
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The investigators compared outcomes of 8,048 patients who underwent hysteroscopic sterilization using the Essure device with 44,278 laparoscopic tubal ligation patients between 2005 and 2013, using a New York state database that captures hospital discharges, outpatient services, ambulatory surgeries, and emergency department records.
Clinical officers, who receive three years of clinical training, are taught to perform minor surgical procedures, but generally not tubal ligation, even though they are legally permitted to provide this service.
This is a great day for the women of California covered by Medicaid, who will now be able to avoid the risks and long recovery times associated with traditional tubal ligation surgery.
On March 8, the NDP government of Saskatchewan announced that it would build a new secular hospital, with provisions for committing abortions and tubal ligations.
Likewise, oral contraceptive use and tubal ligation were both associated with a decreased risk of ovarian cancer in women with and without endometriosis.
However, he did not perform a tubal ligation in conjunction with the delivery.
Surgical tubal ligation has become the most common form of birth control worldwide, despite the fact that it is invasive and costly.
This means no abortions, no distribution of contraceptives and no sterilizing operations such as vasectomies and tubal ligations.
Patients still will be able to get a tubal ligation at the facility until mid-March 2000, when the agreement expires.
Catholic doctrine opposes abortion, contraception, tubal ligations, vasectomies, and fertility treatments.
22% for the referral group), prior tubal ligation (33% population vs.
In previous clinical studies, Essure patients experienced little discomfort, returned to normal activity sooner and expressed a greater level of overall satisfaction when compared to tubal ligation.