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Tubal ligation, the surgical sterilization surgery for women, can be done with a minimally invasive outpatient surgery.
The company compared this to a long-term study of 10,000 women who elected tubal ligations, which found a rate of pregnancy of 5.5 per 1,000 for the first year.
One of the most popular treatments is rubber band ligation, which can be done in a doctor's office with no bowel prep or anesthesia.
During that tubal pregnancy, Lila very nearly lost her own life in the process — her right fallopian tube ruptured and she was rushed to the hospital for an emergency ligation surgery.
In December, Yoda made veterinary history by undergoing life-saving Patent Ductus Arteriosus ligation.
Madrigal v. Quilligan revolved around two fundamental questions: Did obstetricians at County Hospital perform tubal ligations on their patients without proper consent?
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