sterilisation


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sterilisation

Any method (e.g. vasectomy, tubal ligation) used to render a person inconceivable—i.e. incapable of producing children.
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This study compared ethylene oxide, argon plasma, bleach, antibiotic/antimycotic, ethanol, ultraviolet radiation, autoclaving, and gamma irradiation sterilisation procedures for morphological alteration, chemical damage, effects on polymer degradation, and biocompatibility.
The study population included women who were referred to King Dinuzulu Hospital, Durban, SA for voluntary elective sterilisation from 1 August 2012 - 30 April 2013, and who returned for follow-up 1 year post procedure.
Governments in various countries are taking regulatory actions to fortify hospitals with essential sterilisation standards and prevent infections, which is a major driving factor for this market.
Information on sterilisation and contraception is a feature of the sex and relationships education for young people.
Women can opt for sterilisation if they have had "any medical illness that could endanger their life in future due to pregnancy," if they have had three or more Caesarean sections and requested sterilisation along with the surgery, and have had surgery with complications and any future operations will be dangerous.
A total of six complications (out of nine) were associated with the group of intermediate surgeons; five of these were during an open procedure and one during a laparoscopic sterilisation.
The Italian company is one of the leading providers of gamma irradiation sterilisation services, intended for the biomedical, pharmaceutical, food packaging and cosmetics industries, among others.
According to data found by NASA scientists, to reach four logs sterilisation of these spores needed UVC doses of up to 3 J/cm[sup.2].
16 May 2014 - UK medical device and healthcare-focused outsourced sterilisation services provider Synergy Health Plc (LON:SYR) today announced the acquisition of Italian sector firm Bioster SpA and associated companies, or Bioster Group, in a EUR29m (USD40m) cash deal, free of cash and debt.
Meanwhile, Peruvian courts threw out, for a second time, a case claiming the Peruvian government had committed crimes against humanity for forced sterilisation of indigenous men and women from 1995 to 2000.
The group that offers outsourced sterilisation services to the medical device market and healthcare sector, said the deal would be completed by next few days.