East African medical journal
A case of 2 failed tubal ligations in a para 6 Kenyan woman is described. She had an interval laparoscopic sterilization with silastic rings after delivery of her 6th child at age 38. After 3 menstrual periods she became pregnant. She decided to be sterilized again after delivery of her 7th child, a 3.5 kg male. Because of moderate obesity, a minil...
Indian journal of maternal and child health : official publication of Indian Maternal and Child Health Association
This study was conducted retrospectively at the Family Welfare and Post Partum Center, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana. The data on sterilization acceptors for 1986-87 to 1989-90 were utilized. The acceptors were divided into: 1) direct acceptors (women who accept a family planning method before leaving the hospital or within 3 mont...
JNMA; journal of the Nepal Medical Association
Laparoscopy and mini-laparoscopy are the female sterilization procedures most widely practiced in Nepal. In addition, 22 vaginal tubectomies were performed, under spinal anesthesia, at Pokhara's Gandaki Zonal Hospital. Each step of this procedure takes place under naked-eye visualization and digital penetration. It has the advantages of not leaving...
Contraception, fertilité, sexualité
This article discusses the success of microsurgical reversal attempts after postpartum tubal sterilization and assesses the risk of later reversal requests after postpartum sterilization. 25 of 37 requests for tubal sterilization reversals received by the authors between January 1977-December 1983 followed postpartum sterilizations. The only criter...
Ugeskrift for laeger
A case of acute inflammation between the 2 sites of electrocauterization on 1 tube the day followin laparoscopic sterilization is reported. The inflamed tube was resected. (author's)
International journal of fertility
This discussion examines the state of the art with respect to tubal microsurgery. Clearly enumerated by Swolin, Winston, and Gomel, the principles of microsurgery are firmly established and include adequate exposure, excellent hemostasis, the use of fine cautery, meticulous tissue handling and avoidance of peritoneal abrasion, constant irrigation, ...
Acta reproductiva Turcica
Of the 1024 women who underwent surgical sterilization, 426 had Pomeroy technic, 223 had bilateral partial salpingectomy, 193 had electrocauterization with or without division, and 183 had tubal silastic rings. The overall failure rate was 2.1 per 100, 0.94 with Pomeroy technic, 0.89 with bilateral partial salpingectomy, 6.7 with electrocautgerizat...
The Journal of reproductive medicine
100 patients aged 21-49 underwent endoscopic salpingectomy by monopolar electrocoagulation to obtain relief from chronic pelvic pain previously treated unsuccessfully. The new laparoscopic procedure was developed and performed at the Dept., of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the University of Passo Fundo, Brazil. General anesthesia was used in each ca...
Morbidity rates associated with tubal sterilization procedures were analyzed, based on the experience of 514 women who underwent a tubal sterilization procedure between 1970 and 1971; these women were matched with 514 controls for age, parity, and other demographic features who had given birth at the same hospital during the same time period. Both ...
The authors present a new technique of surgical tubal sterilization which consists in a subperitoneal excision of a section of the isthmic portion of each tube, after removal of its peritoneal covering. This procedure greatly helps to avoid the formation of postoperative peritoneal adhesions, and it is more effective than other tubal excision metho...