Tubal Ligation

Tubal Ligation Surgery in Jumeirah, Dubai

Tubal ligation is surgery women can get to “tie” their fallopian tubes. Tubal ligation treatment a type of female sterilization. The goal of tubal ligation surgery is to prevent eggs from traveling from the ovaries to the uterus, so you can’t get pregnant.

Tubal sterilization or tubal ligation or tubal junction is a permanent method of contraception. The fallopian tubes are ligated to prevent pregnancy. The method is permanent. Egg movement from the ovary to the uterus is stopped. Hence, fertilization does not occur. It does not affect the normal menstrual cycle. It is done as a permanent method of contraception and reduces the chances of ovarian cancer not everyone can get a tubal ligation due to the risks associated with the condition. There are other long-acting contraceptive methods such as IUD and use of implants under the arm.

Risks of Tubal Ligation Surgery

Tubal ligation is an operation that involves making incisions in your abdomen. Anesthesia is needed when performing tubal ligation surgery. Hence, there are certain risks associated with the procedure includes:

  • Anesthesia reactions
  • Inadequate wound healing
  • Infection
  • Damage to bladder, intestines and major blood vessels
  • Procedure failure

There are factors that increase complications, the factors they include:

  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Pelvic or abdominal surgery

Preparation for the Tubal Ligation Surgery

Before you have a tubal ligation surgery, your health care provider will talk to you about your reasons for wanting sterilization. Together, Benefits and risk of the procedure are explained to the woman by the care provider:

  • Reason for sterilization is identified
  • Procedure details
  • The chances of failure of the procedure
  • Sexually transmitted infections prevention
  • Time to perform the procedure

What We Can Do

Times when tubal ligation surgery can be done:

While the patient is under anesthesia, small incisions are made in the abdomen, and a device similar to a little telescope on a flexible tube called a laparoscope is inserted through the incision.  Using instruments that are inserted through the second incision, the fallopian tubes are coagulated, cauterized, or obstructed using a small clip. The skin is then closed with a few stitches.

A tubal ligation can likewise be performed immediately after childbirth through a small incision near the navel or at the time of a Cesarean section.

 Before the procedure

A pregnancy test is done to ensure one is not pregnant

 During the procedure

An interval tubal ligation is done by incising the abdomen and filling it with either nitrous oxide or carbon dioxide then a laparoscope is inserted in the abdomen. Another incision can be made to seal the fallopian tube.

 After the procedure

If gas is used, it is removed during the process. One may go home after a few hours. Discomfort accompanies the system, and one may experience:

  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Gas
  • Inflammation
  • Abdominal cramping

Bathing is allowed 48 hours after the process and needs to be dried effectively after bathing. Refrain from sex and lifting heavy objects until one is healed.

The following are danger signs and need to be checked by a doctor:

  • Fever 38 degrees Celsius or higher
  • Fainting
  • Bleeding from the wound that passes through the gauze
  • A bad-smelling discharge
  • Severe abdominal pain

Results Tubal Litigation

It is a safe method of contraceptive, but sometimes it does not work. Ectopic pregnancies often result when one conceives after a tubal ligation. Younger women who perform the tubal ligation often fail as compared to older women. The reversal of tubal ligation is complicated, and at times, it does not work.

Looking for tubal ligation reversal in Dubai? At SHAMMA Clinic in Jumeirah we have a team of highly qualified doctors who can provide you with effective tubal ligation surgery options as per your needs. Call us now!

 

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