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Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation 

Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation  - What it is

Laparoscopic bilateral tubal ligation is a surgical procedure to occlude the fallopian tubes, which prevents pregnancy. It is a permanent form of birth control. There are different methods of occluding the fallopian tubes. The common method used in KK Hospital is by clips. The procedure is simple, safe and usually does not require hospitalisation.

How Is Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation Done?

laparascopic bilateral tubal ligation conditions & treatments

  1. The procedure is done under general anaesthesia.
  2. An instrument is inserted through the vagina to move the uterus into position during the operation.
  3. A small incision is made at the umbilicus (navel).
  4. Gas is introduced to distend your abdomen.
  5. A laparoscope (telescope-like instrument) is inserted through the incision.
  6. Another small incision may be made in the lower abdomen to insert a surgical instrument to apply clips to the tubes.

Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation  - Symptoms

Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation  - How to prevent?

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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