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Tubal Ligation (Tubal Sterilization) Topic Guide

Tubal Ligation (Tubal Sterilization) 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.