Out of the different birth control methods we can find nowadays, tubal ligation or tubectomy is one of the most efficient ones. It is by means of surgery, as both Fallopian tubes are closed. By doing this, the sperm cannot meet the egg, thereby preventing a pregnancy from occur.
Surgery for tubal sterilization
By Dr. María Arqué MD, PhD (gynaecologist), Sara Salgado BSc, MSc (embryologist) and Sandra Fernández BA, MA (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 12/19/2016