tubal ligation

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tubal ligation

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

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

Surgery to tie off the fallopian tubes in order to cause sterility.
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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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Characteristics of women who considered or obtained tubal reanastomosis: results from a prospective study of tubal sterilization. Obstet Gynecol 1990; 75: 661-5.
Menstrual function after tubal sterilization. Am J Epidemiol 1992;135(12):1368-1381.
Getting pregnant after tubal sterilization: surgical reversal or IVF?
[sup][3] Risk factors for ectopic pregnancy include prior tubal operation, tubal sterilization, and intrauterine device use.
(3) Most patients with bilateral tubal pregnancies have similar risk factors to those with unilateral ectopic pregnancy, including tubal corrective surgery, tubal sterilization, intrauterine device, documented tubal pathology, infertility, assisted reproductive technology, previous genital infection, smoking, prior abortion, multiple sexual partners, and prior cesarean delivery.
Menstrual changes after tubal sterilization. Obstet Gynecol 1983;62:673-81.
The tragic death of 16 young women and the critical condition of several others following tubal sterilization at a camp in Bilaspur District, Chhattisgarh, has once again brought to fore the disregard for dignity of women and the dismal quality of care of India's family planning programme.
gynecologists showed prophylactic bilateral salpingectomy is catching on when performed in conjunction with hysterectomy, but far less so for tubal sterilization, Dr.
This qualitative study interviewed 31 OB/GYNs from across the United States, 27 of whom had worked in a Catholic hospital, about barriers to patients' access to tubal sterilization. The Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services (ERDS) prohibit sterilization, but the researchers discovered that there is some variation in Catholic-run hospitals' adherence to this policy.
Menstrual disturbance can occur after tubal sterilization although this is not the case in every patient of tubal ligation.