ACOG Releases Recommendations on Sterilization
- ALL THE PRESIDENTS' PAY. Greenhalgh, Trisha // Accountancy;Feb97, Vol. 119 Issue 1242, p49
Discusses the sterilisation method for both men and women. Cutting of the fallopian tube in female; Vasectomy for men; Chance of a successful pregnancy after reversal of sterilisation.
- Sterilization for Both Sexes. // Time;Jun1970, Vol. 95 Issue 22, p44
The article offers information on the increasing practice of sterilization operations for men and women in the U.S. As stated couples prefer sterilization to the long-term use of contraceptives as they are aware of the high failure rates and side-effects of using contraception. It mentions about...
- Do Differences in Tubal Sterilization Rates Among Races Correlate with Vasectomy Rates? // Fertility Weekly;5/25/2009, p9
The article explores on a study from the U.S. on the correlation of vasectomy rates among black men to black women's tubal sterilization as their method of contraception compared to white women. The study is conducted to identify whether difference in tubal sterilization rates which exists...
- New: Permanent Birth Control. Minkin, Mary Jane; Hanlon, Toby // Prevention;Sep2003, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p108
Provides information on Essure, a non-surgical alternative to tubal ligation. Distinction of Essure from tubal ligation and vasectomy; Features of the Essure procedure; Effectiveness in preventing pregnancy.
- tubectomy. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2383
A definition of the medical term "tubectomy," which refers to the surgical removal of all or part of a tube, is presented.
- Sterilization without surgery. Kai Wu; Stover, Dawn // Popular Science;July97, Vol. 251 Issue 1, p32
Reports on the development of a potentially reversible type of sterilization for women, called Selective Tubal Occlusion Procedure. The experimental procedure may soon receive US Food & Drug Administration approval to begin clinical testing; The medical procedure that would be used; Predictions...
- Birth Control by Surgery. Ridgeway, James // New Republic;11/14/64, Vol. 151 Issue 20, p9
Looks at the surgical methods of controlling child birth in the U.S. called vasectomy in men and tubal ligation in women. Positions of medical, religious and social organizations on the method; Efforts taken by the Human Betterment Association for Voluntary Sterilization Inc. to make doctors...
- CONTRACEPTIVE STERILIZATION IN THE U. S.: 1965 AND 1970. Bumpass, Larry L.; Presser, Harriet B. // Demography;Nov1972, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p531
There was an impressive increase between 1965 and 1970 in the prevalence of contraceptive sterilization, an increase that accelerated in the later years of the period and was shared in by virtually all subgroups considered, Among couples in 1970 for whom sterilization had been an option...
- How Not to Get Pregnant. Cohen, Marisa // Prevention;Nov2005, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p137
Discusses the options available to new mothers that will aid in not getting pregnant again after the child is born. Description of several methods of contraceptives that are safe for both mom and baby; How breastfeeding substantially reduces the risk of pregnancy for 6 months after delivery;...