ACOG Releases Recommendations on Sterilization
- ALL THE PRESIDENTS' PAY. Greenhalgh, Trisha // Accountancy;Feb1997, 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.
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- Comparison of tubectomy and vasectomy trend lines in two Sunni and Shiite villages in Southern Fars Province, 2008-2012. Rezaei, F.; Rafiei Pour, L.; Jonubi, A. // Journal of Jahrom University of Medical Sciences;1/15/2014, Vol. 11, p12
Introduction: Sterilization is an effective way to prevent pregnancy in the men and women who do not tend to have more children. There are differences between Shiite and Sunni sects regarding the use of tubectomy and vasectomy. This study compared trend lines of tubectomy and vasectomy in a...
- 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...
- BOX 20-2 CONTRACEPTION. Scanlon, Valerie C.; Sanders, Tina // Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology;Jan2007, p461
The article discusses several methods of contraception or birth control. Several forms of contraception include sterilization, oral contraceptives and barrier methods. Sterilization in men involves the procedure called vasectomy. While as for women, sterilization is accomplished by tubal...