(Abstracted from Contraception 2018;97:428–433)
The second most common form of contraception among reproductive-aged women in the United States is female sterilization, although trends suggest declining rates. Methods available for interval sterilization include laparoscopic tubal ligation (TL) and hysteroscopic sterilization (HS).
FPA Women's Health, Medical Director, Long Beach, CA (R.S.); Bayer US LLC, Whippany, NJ (P.C., A.L.); STATinMED Research, Inc, Ann Arbor, MI (L.X., Y.W.); and New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY (H.Y.)