minilaparotomy

Technique for sterilization by surgical ligation of the fallopian tubes, performed through a small suprapubic or infraumbilical incision.

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mini·lap·a·rot·o·my .min-ē-.lap-ə-'rät-ə-mē n, pl -mies a ligation of the Fallopian tubes performed through a small incision in the abdominal wall

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mini·lap·a·rot·o·my (min″e-lap″ə-rotґə-me) [mini- + laparotomy] a very short laparotomy incision.

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  • minilaparotomy — /min ee lap euh rot euh mee/, n., pl. minilaparotomies. Surg. laparotomy with a small incision into the abdomen, often no more than 1 in. (2.5 cm), used esp. for tubal ligation. [MINI + LAPAROTOMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • minilaparotomy — /min ee lap euh rot euh mee/, n., pl. minilaparotomies. Surg. laparotomy with a small incision into the abdomen, often no more than 1 in. (2.5 cm), used esp. for tubal ligation. [MINI + LAPAROTOMY] …   Useful english dictionary

  • EngenderHealth — is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in New York, internationally active in contraception, HIV and AIDS, gender equity, obstetric fistula, sterilization, and other sexual and reproductive health (SRH) issues in dozens of developing… …   Wikipedia

  • Tubal ligation — Infobox Birth control name = Tubal ligation width = caption = bc type = Sterilization date first use = 1930 rate type = Failure perfect failure% = 0.5 typical failure% = 0.5 duration effect = Permanent reversibility = Sometimes user reminders =… …   Wikipedia

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