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BACKGROUND Simple ligation of the vas with suture material and excision of a small vas segment is believed to be the most common vasectomy occlusion technique performed in low-resource settings. Ligation and excision (LE) is associated with a risk of occlusion and contraceptive failure which can be reduced by performing fascial interposition (FI) along with(More)
The quality of abortion in Turkey's public sector hospitals is investigated using multiple research methods including observations of actual procedures, interviews with medical staff and clients, and an inventory of materials and equipment. The results suggest that women who obtain abortions in public sector hospitals have a higher abortion rate than the(More)
OBJECTIVE In 2003-2004 and 2007-2008, an initiative was implemented to improve client and provider knowledge and acceptance of no-scalpel vasectomy (NSV) in Ghana. METHODS At eight facilities, physicians were trained in NSV and staff received training in the provision of "male-friendly" services. Health promotion activities provided NSV information to(More)
  • J M Pile
  • 1988
The chances of restoring fertility after sterilization are increasing with the advances in microsurgical reconstruction techniques and less damaging female occlusion procedures. The World Federation for the Advancement of Voluntary Surgical Contraception conducted a survey in 1988 of program managers and clinicians around the world to learn about their(More)
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