Female sterilization

Female sterilization

The process of permanently ending a woman's ability to conceive by tying off or cutting apart the Fallopian tubes.
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Modern methods include female sterilization, non-scalpel vasectomy, intrauterine device, injectables, implant pills, condoms, standard days method, basal body temperature, cervical mucus method, sympto-thermal method and lactational amenorrhea method while the traditional methods include rhythm, withdrawal, and folk methods.
Among the study subjects, the knowledge about female sterilization was 100%, male sterilization was 84.
Among the permanent methods, both male and female sterilization options are available in India.
Frustrated demand for postpartum female sterilization in Brazil.
Female sterilization is now more commonly used in the world,20 including Pakistan6 and India,22 yet seldom used by unmarried ladies.
The gynecology devices market report estimates the market size (Revenue USD million - 2013 to 2020) for key market segments based on device type (surgical devices: endoscopy devices - hysteroscopes, colposcopes, resectoscopes, laparoscopes, endoscopic imaging systems; endometrial ablation devices - hydrothermal, radiofrequency, balloon-based; fluid management systems - female sterilization and contraceptive devices, permanent birth control devices, temporary birth control devices; handheld instruments: vaginal speculum, tenaculum, curettes, trocars, biopsy forceps; diagnostic imaging system - ultrasound, mammography; gynecological chairs - fixed-height and adjustable-height chairs), and forecasts growth trends (CAGR% - 2015 to 2020).
The gynecological surgery devices include fluid management systems, female sterilization and contraceptive devices, endoscopy devices, and endometrial ablation devices.
The technologies covered in this report include global endometrial devices, endometrial resection devices, uterine fibroid embolization agents, female sterilization devices, and female urinary incontinence slings.
3) That places vasectomy among the most effective contraceptive methods available--second only to the contraceptive implant in its theoretical ("perfect use") and everyday ("typical use") failure rates, and slightly superior to the hormonal and copper IUDs and female sterilization.
Among women who initiated contraception in the postabortion group, 28% used injectables, 20% used the pill, 20% a traditional method (primarily withdrawal), 19% condoms, 6% female sterilization, 4% implants and 3% IUDs.
Various media throw lights on how women 10 times more than men go through sterilization operations in extremely poor and unhygienic camps, even though female sterilization is more complicated than men.