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Revista chilena de obstetricia y ginecología

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QUINCHAVIL A, Hernán et al. Esterilización tubaria transvaginal: serie de casos. Rev. chil. obstet. ginecol. [online]. 2011, vol.76, n.4, pp.244-247. ISSN 0717-7526.

Background: Transvaginal tubal sterilization is a way for surgical sterilization, that currently is not widely used. Objective: To evaluate the posterior colpotomy as a pathway for tubal sterilization. Method: Analysis of 100 medical records of multiparous women non puerperal state, who request voluntary sterilization. Results: There were 3% of complications, 4% of conversions and a mean operative time of 25.2 minutes. Conclusion: The posterior colpotomy is a good surgical alternative to perform tubal sterilization with low morbidity and cost.

Keywords : transvaginal tubal sterilization; posterior colpotomy; morbility.

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