Turk J Obstet Gynecol 2020 Jun 29;17(2):115-122. Epub 2020 Jul 29.
İstinye University, Medical Park Gaziosmanpaşa Hospital, Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynecology, İstanbul, Turkey.
Objective: Enough data can be found in the literature regarding the protective effect of tubal ligation on gynecological cancers. In addition, a large body of evidence revealed that prophylactic bilateral salpingectomy had no significant negative effect on the ovarian function, quality of life, sexuality, surgery duration, and cost-effectivity. This study was aimed at exploring the underlying factors that motivate women for either opportunistic bilateral salpingectomy (OBS) or tubal ligation, particularly focusing on their preferences, knowledge, and beliefs toward female sterilization, satisfaction from counseling, and body image following the salpingectomy. Read More