Sterilization

@article{Peterson2008Sterilization,
  title={Sterilization},
  author={H. Peterson},
  journal={Obstetrics & Gynecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={111},
  pages={189-203}
}
  • H. Peterson
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Worldwide, sterilization (tubal sterilization and vasectomy) is used by more people than any other method of contraception. All techniques of tubal sterilization in widespread use in the United States have low risks of surgical complications. Although tubal sterilization is highly effective, the risk of pregnancy varies by age and method of occlusion. Pregnancies can occur many years after the procedure, and when they do, the risk of ectopic gestation is high. There is now strong evidence… CONTINUE READING

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