Tubal Ligation is also known as tubectomy or having tubes tied. This procedure is done for sterilization. It is a surgical procedure in which a woman’s fallopian tubes are clamped and blocked, or severed and sealed to prevent eggs from reaching the uterus for implantation. Tubal ligation is a permanent birth control method This procedure will done only after anesthesia because it is considered as a major surgery, is known as Reverse Tubal Ligation . A best gynecologist will not prefer this procedure if the women have or had a history of bladder cancer . During this surgery the surgeon will make a small incision on fallopian tubes at each of the women.
Tubal ligation is most effective than other methods but in some cases it will make an Unintended pregnancy and the methods of failure is difficult to find.
Types of Tubal Ligation
There are many methods in tubal ligation they are the following
Bipolar coagulation : It is a laparoscopic female sterilization, in this method fallopian tubes are cauterized by using electric current.
Fimbriectomy : In this method the part of fallopian tube which is located near to the ovary is removed permanently.
Irving procedure : Two ligatures are placed on the two fallopian tube and removing the segment of tubing between the ligatures.
Tubal clip : It is the method to apply a permanent clip on the fallopian tubes then the clip prevents the movement of egg from ovary to uterus.
Complications caused by Tubal Ligation
Bleeding is the main complication occurred by using this procedure. infection and wound separation is are the main complications occurred by using this treatment.