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|What are the various fallopian tube sterilization techniques?
|Pomeroy, Kroner, Falope ring, Hulka, Wheeless
|Describe briefly Pomeroy technique
|section of fallopian tube taken and sutured. knuckle of fallopian tube left removed
|fimbriectomy with tying of fallopian stump
|silastic metallic clip used to occlude fallopian tube. best chance for reanastamosis
|electocautery used to remove part of tube
|describe falope ring
|silastic band placed around knuckle of fallopian tube. knuckle not excised
|what 2 things would u want a patient to know about these procedures
|difficult to reverse, risk of failure, risk of ectopic pregnancy if failure occurs, alternative for long term contraception
|What are the different methods of female sterilization?
|Fallopian: Ligation, salpingectomy, electrocautery, falope rings, clips, laser, sclerosing agents (essure, quinacrine), intratubal plugging devices
|2 ways in which procedure can fail
|recanalization leading to intrauterine pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy