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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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Bailey's hospital, which rebranded in February as MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center, had an area that one provider wryly called the "sin room." Devised in the 1980s following the merger of a Catholic and non-Catholic hospital, the workaround allowed providers to perform tubal ligations and other procedures banned by the Catholic directives in an operating room suite on the labor and delivery floor.
Since then, 60 Indigenous women have come forward and said they were pressured into undergoing tubal ligations immediately after giving birth in Saskatchewan.
In conclusion, the present study clearly shows DPLS is more advantageous over PNS (Minilap Tubectomy) and is recommended for all non-pregnant tubal ligations (Interval).
Shaikh has said that laparoscopy has evolved from a limited gynaecologic surgical procedure used only for diagnosis and tubal ligations to a major surgical tool used for a multitude of gynaecologic and non- gynaecologic indications.
One involved nuns who were forced to deny their conscience-based decisions, as during a 1982 incident in which officers from the Sisters of Mercy were forced to withdraw a letter they had submitted in support of offering tubal ligations in Mercy hospitals.
in a prospective study designed to examine whether mid-level providers can safely perform tubal ligation in rural Uganda, where physicians are in short supply, almost all women whose procedure was performed by a clinical officer had a successful outcome and reported that they were satisfied with the ligation.(1) Newly trained clinical officers were able to successfully complete more than nine-tenths of the tubal ligations they attempted, in most cases without the help of a supervisor, and three days after the operation only 2% of women reported having a major complication.
Because of the disturbing history of involuntary female sterilization and ongoing sterilization abuses, much scholarship on sterilization situates tubal ligations as potential violations.
But in fact, he said, the only procedure the hospital currently performs that is not consistent with the Catholic directives is tubal ligations for women, and these sterilization procedures will continue to be offered to patients after the merger--but at another, as-yetunnamed facility.
Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of local analgesia for laparoscopic tubal ligations. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1983;146:821-824.
Data from the Defensoria del Pueblo indicates that 272,028 tubal ligations were performed between 1996 and 2001.
It is the reverse of the situation in Humboldt, SK, where the Catholic hospital was turned into a publicly run facility in October of this year, with abortion and tubal ligations intact.
The recurring theme was his determination to have tubal ligations reversed and have his sexual partners subjected to fertility examinations since it appeared that he was obsessed with having his patients bear his children.