Tubal sterilization is one of the most effective forms of birth control. It can prevent pregnancy by blocking the egg from being fertilized by sperm. Tubal sterilization is a surgery that can be an outpatient procedure or done after childbirth.
Your doctor will choose the best way to block your fallopian tubes.
This surgery is done as an outpatient procedure A tiny incision is made near your navel. Your doctor inserts a lighted viewing tube (laparoscope) to see your fallopian tubes. With surgical instruments inserted through the laparoscope or other tiny incisions, your doctor blocks your fallopian tubes. Then the incisions are closed with sutures or staples.
This surgery is often done right after having a baby. A small incision is made near your navel or at your pubic hairline. Your doctor then blocks your fallopian tubes. The incision is closed with sutures or staples. After a cesarean delivery, minilaparotomy can be done through the incision already made.
Date Last Reviewed: 2007-01-15T00:00:00-07:00
Date Last Modified: 2000-10-01T00:00:00-06:00
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