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Chapter 12 - Female Sterilization

from Section 2 - Methods of Contraception

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  25 March 2022

Johannes Bitzer
Affiliation:
University Women’s Hospital, Basel
Tahir A. Mahmood
Affiliation:
Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy
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The different methods of female sterilization are described with their efficacy, indications, contraindications and complications

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Print publication year: 2022

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United Nations. Levels and Trends of Contraceptive Use as Assessed in 1988. New York: United Nations, 1992.Google Scholar
Ubeda, A, Labastida, R, Dexeus, S. Essure: a new device for hysteroscopic tubal sterilization in an outpatient setting. Fertil Steril 2004;82:196–9.Google Scholar
Bhiwandiwala, PP, Mumford, SD, Feldblum, PJ. A comparison of different laparoscopic sterilization occlusion techniques in 24,439 procedures. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1982;144:319.Google ScholarPubMed
Davies, GC, Letchworth, AT Diamond, I. A comparison of Filshie and Hulka-Clemens clips used in sterilisation operation. J Obstet Gynecol 1990;10:251.Google Scholar
Hulka, JF. Methods of female sterilization. In Nichols, DH (Ed): Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery. St. Louis: Mosby, 1993.Google Scholar
Westburg, J, Scott, F, Creinin, F. Safety outcomes of female sterilization by salpingectomy and tubal occlusion. Contraception 2017;95:505–8.Google Scholar
Curtis, K, Mohllajee, A, Peterson, H. Regret following female sterilization at a young age: a systematic review. Contraception 2006;73:205–10.Google Scholar
Cibula, D, Widschwendter, M, Majek, O, et al. Tubal ligation and the risk of ovarian cancer: review and meta-analysis. Hum Reprod Update 2011;17:5567.Google ScholarPubMed

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