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 María Arqué M.D., Ph.D. (gynaecologist), Sara Salgado B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Sandra Fernández B.A., M.A. (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 12/19/2016