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Evaluation of Female Sterilization at Srinagarind Hospital


Yuthapong Werawatakul, MD*,
Chuanchom Sakondhavat, MD*, Chusri Kuchaisit, MSc**,
Punnee Kukiattikool, BSc**, Piangjit Tharnprisan, BSc**,
Udom Ngoksin, CPN Nurse**, Molruedee Prasit, BSc**

* Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen
** Family planning unit, Nursing division, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen


A retrospective study of female sterilization at Srinagarind Hospital since 1978 until 2002 revealed 35,094 cases those were in the period of 25 years. These operations were performed by physicians, medical students and trained nurses in 21,383; 8,465 and 5,246 cases respectively. The presented cases were post-partum tubal resection, interval tubal resection and cesarean section with tabul resection in 25,706; 4,424 and 4,964 cases respectively. There were 350 cases of complication. The most common complication was tubal complications. Pregnancy post tubal resection were 74 cases or 0.21 percent.
Different operators had statistically significant compliction rates with Pearson chi square and Fisher exact test. Wound complication and pelvic pathology or operative difficulties were 2 types of statistically significant complications. Different types of operations had statistically significant complication rates. Six types of complications were tubal complication, wound complication, pregnancy, pelvic pathology or operative difficulties, bowel injury, and bladder injury.

Keyword : Evaluation, Female sterilization, Srinagarind, Hospital

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