Tubal sterilization is sterilization for women. In tubal sterilization, the fallopian tubes are cut and tied with special thread, closed shut with bands or clips, sealed with an electric current, or blocked with scar tissue formed by small implants. Tubal sterilization prevents the sperm from reaching the egg.
How is tubal sterilization done?
Tubal sterilization can be performed in three different ways: 1) with a minilaparotomy, 2) with laparoscopy, or 3) with hysteroscopy.