Outpatient Surgery Topic Guide
Outpatient Surgery: Outpatient surgery refers to surgical procedures that allow the patient to return home the same day of the procedure. Usually this way of handling medical procedures is best suited to healthy people who are receiving a minor surgery. As techniques have improved, however, surgeons have been using outpatient procedures for increasingly complex cases and surgeries.
Tubal Ligation (Tubal Sterilization) Tubal ligation (tubal sterilization or tubes tied) is a surgical procedure to block a woman's Fallopian tubes. There are few risks with tubal ligation, however, risks do include general anesthesia, bleeding, infection, or injury to other organs in your body during the surgery. Tubal ligation is permanent and cannot be easily reversed.