What is Surgical Sterilization
Surgical Sterilization Definition
Alternate Names for Surgical Sterilization:
Sterilization, surgical - laparoscopic
Sterilization, tubal - laparoscopic
Surgical sterilization - laparoscopic
TL - laparoscopic
Tubal ligation - laparoscopic
Tubal sterilization - laparoscopic
This is a surgery to close a woman's fallopian tubes. A fallopian tube runs from the ovary (where the eggs develop) to the uterus (womb). Closing this tube makes it so that a woman cannot get pregnant.
Learn what the procedure is. Find out how it is performed.
Find out why and when this procedure should be done.
Learn about possible complications and what might increase the risk of them.
What to Expect
Find out how long it will take, what they will be doing and what to expect afterwards.
What are the next steps and other possible tests needed after you have received the results.
Call Your Doctor
What to look out for and when to call your doctor after a procedure has been done.
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