Obstetrics & gynaecology

Repeat tubal procedures up after hysteroscopic sterilization

(HealthDay)—Hysteroscopic sterilization is associated with an increased risk for additional tubal intervention within seven years compared with laparoscopic sterilization, according to a study published online Jan. 8 in ...

Other

Sexist barriers block women's choice to be sterilized

Women in Canada and the United States face extraordinary difficulties in seeking the birth control method of sterilization. When going to medical professionals to ask about the procedure, they often hear something like, "You'll ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

3M's new quicker sterilization test could boost surgical safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave 3M's new rapid sterilizing test kit the thumbs-up last month, meaning that hospitals can verify that surgical instruments are sterilized at low temperatures in just 24 minutes instead ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Properly sterilizing scopes still a challenge, experts say

Maybe you're getting a gallstone removed or maybe your doctor says there's a new way to remove a painful kidney stone. There's a medical device to pluck them out, but how clean is it?

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