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Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation 

Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation  - Symptoms

Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation  - How to prevent?

Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation  - Causes and Risk Factors

What Are The Risks Of Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation?

Complications of laparoscopic bilateral tubal ligation are rare. The possible risks are:

  • Perforation of womb.
  • Injury to other organs (including intestines, vessels and bladder) during surgery, requiring repair (which may require a large incision in the abdomen).
  • Unusual reactions to anaesthetic drugs and other medication.
  • The failure rate of the procedure is 1 in 200 to 500 women over their lifetime. In the event that the woman gets pregnant, the chance of tubal pregnancy is high. Report to the doctor if you think you are pregnant.

Some Facts On Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation

  • The operation is simple and safe.
  • The procedure is intended to be permanent.
  • Reversal of sterilisation is costly and is not 100% effective.
  • There is no long term health risk from sterilisation procedures.
  • The procedure is not associated with disturbances in menstrual periods.
  • There is no interference with normal body functions.

Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation  - Diagnosis

Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation  - Treatments

Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation  - Preparing for surgery

Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation  - Other Information

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