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Contraception pp 169-180 | Cite as

Female Sterilization

  • Thierry G. Vancaillie
Part of the Clinical Perspectives in Obstetrics and Gynecology book series (CPOG)

Abstract

Female sterilization is a surgical procedure resulting in irreversible loss of reproductive potential. Radical procedures such as hysterectomy will not be considered, although the aspect of sterilization plays an important role as part of the “hidden indications” for radical surgery.

Keywords

Obstet Gynecol Fallopian Tube Mechanical Device Female Sterilization Laparoscopic Sterilization 
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  • Thierry G. Vancaillie

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