A minimally invasive procedure, mini-laparotomy
tubal ligation involves tying off or blocking the fallopian tubes in order to
prevent eggs being passed to the uterus from the ovaries. This procedure is
performed with one small incision in the abdomen.
Treated with Mini-Laparotomy Tubal Ligation:
Mini-laparotomy tubal ligation may be performed to
provide permanent birth control.
Birth control medication is a non-surgical
alternative to mini-laparotomy tubal ligation. The procedure may be performed
laparoscopically as a surgical alternative.
with Mini-Laparotomy Tubal Ligation:
Mini-laparotomy tubal ligation is performed under
general anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely
unaware during the procedure. Occasionally, local anesthesia is used.
Complications from Mini-Laparotomy Tubal Ligation:
Possible risks following mini-laparotomy tubal
ligation include infection, bleeding, damage to nearby organs and a negative
reaction to the anesthesia. There is also an increased risk of ectopic
after Mini-Laparotomy Tubal Ligation:
The prognosis for a positive end result following
mini-laparotomy tubal ligation is very good.
from Mini-Laparotomy Tubal Ligation:
Total recovery from mini-laparotomy tubal ligation
takes one to two weeks.