A surgical contraceptive method in which a female's fallopian tubes are cut to prevent ova (eggs) from entering the uterus. A woman will continue to menstruate when she has had a tubal ligation. It is a permanent procedure and is also referred to as female sterilization or 'getting tubes tied'. Similar to its male version, vasectomy, it provides no protection against STIs or HIV.
female sterilization surgery where the uterine tubes are cut and closed by ligation or various mechanical devices. A more extensive surgery than male sterilization (vasectomy) and done under general anesthetic.
Tying, cutting, or burning of the fallopian tubes of a woman to prevent passage of the ova through the tubes. Postpartum tubals are done within 24 hours after delivery when the uterus is still high in the abdomen and tubes are easily visualized.
Ligadura de trompas Surgical procedure commonly known as "tying the tubes". A woman's fallopian tubes transport mature eggs from the ovary to the uterus approximately once a month. When sperm travels from the uterus through the fallopian tubes toward the ovary, it may encounter a mature egg -- and fertilization may result. Tubal ligation permanently sterilizes a woman by preventing transport of the egg (ovum) to the uterus, and by blocking the passage of sperm up the tube to the ovulating ovary where fertilization normally occurs. Cirugía que se realiza con el fin de unir las trompas (trompas de Falopio) de una mujer, lo que produce esterilidad permanente ya que se evita el paso del óvulo hacia el útero y se obstruye el paso de los espermatozoides hacia la trompa y hasta el ovario que está ovulando, en el cual normalmente se lleva a cabo la fertilización
Surgical procedure of cutting and tying the fallopian tubes to make a woman infertile; A method of contraception. Also called a Band Aid Operation in reference to the small incision made just below the navel to enable the cutting and ligation.
A permanent form of female birth control in which a woman's fallopian tubes are surgically sealed shut using a clip, constricting ring, electrosurgical burn, or removal of a segment of the tube (resection).
A surgical procedure in which a portion of each Fallopian tube (tube that carries the egg from the ovary to the uterus) is removed or blocked. This can be done through the vagina or abdominal wall. This type of female sterilization is used as a method of birth control.