In this episode, Dr. Batchelor, Dr. Wells and Dr. Kermode discuss the option of salpingectomy at caesarean section as opposed to tubal ligation for sterilization. Can this harrowing procedure be performed routinely and safely in the future?
Resources for this episode:
Ferrari F, Forte S, Prefumo F, Sartori E, and Odicino F. 2019. Opportunistic salpingectomy during postpartum contraception procedures at elective and unscheduled cesarean delivery. Contraception 99(6): 373-376. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2019.03.041.
Subramaniam A, Blanchard CT, Erickson BK, Szychowski J, Leath CA, Biggio JR, and Huh WK. 2018. Feasibility of Complete Salpingectomy Compared With Standard Postpartum Tubal Ligation at Cesarean Delivery: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Obstet Gynecol 132(1): 20-27. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002646
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