surgical sterilization

surgical sterilization

Mechanical sterilization Gynecology Sterilization that prevents passage of a fertilized egg to the uterus, or of sperm meeting egg; the more common form of SS is tubal ligation, but vasectomy is not uncommon. See Tubal ligation, Vasectomy.
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Except surgical sterilization in males, none of them is absolutely reliable especially in such a fertile couple in whom according to an old English joke, the woman will get pregnant even by just a hand shake with her husband.
They observed no reduction in female abundance by 2013 and concluded that, "We do not recommend surgical sterilization as a stand-alone method for communities wishing to pursue mitigation of deer impacts with nonlethal approaches."
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A key strategy within the eugenics paradigm of the time was the enactment of state statutes permitting the forced surgical sterilization of individuals deemed to be "feeble-minded." One victim of this legislative strategy to improve upon nature was Carrie Buck, an allegedly (but not actually) feeble-minded woman used by proponents of Virginia's statute to contrive a test case before the U.S.
In cooperation with Oregon State University, the BLM is proposing to investigate the safety and efficacy of three separate methods of surgical sterilization of wild horse mares: ovariectomy via colpotomy, tubal ligation, and hysteroscopically-guided laser ablation of the oviduct papilla.
Surgical sterilization is a highly effective and popular contraceptive method.
WORCESTER - UMass Memorial Medical Center officials did not inform state hospital regulators about contamination in the Memorial Campus surgical sterilization system until after the Telegram & Gazette reported the problem in January, contrary to what a state Department of Public Health official said at the time, according to internal documents obtained by the newspaper.
Female sterilization: summary of surgical sterilization in the United States: prevalence and characteristics, 1965-1995.
This has become obvious in the contraceptive and surgical sterilization mandates the administration is trying to impose on Catholic charities and hospitals.
Guglielmone has asked the faithful in his diocese to help prevent mandated coverage of surgical sterilization and contraceptives in Catholic hospitals."