Reference 2019-675

REF:          2019-675 

Subject:      Laparoscopic sterilisation 

 

 

Request:

  • Number of laparoscopic sterilisation done over the last 3 years
  • How is laparoscopic sterilisation performed? Filshie clips, Hulka clips, salpingectomy, other
  • Failure rate: pregnancy following lap sterilisation over the last 3 years

 

 

Response:

Number of laparoscopic sterilisation done over the last 3 years 182

 

Please note the above figure is based on any code from the following OCPS code blocks in any position:

Q35:- Endoscopic bilateral occlusion of fallopian tubes

Q36:- Other endoscopic occlusion of fallopian tube

How is laparoscopic sterilisation performed?  Filshie clips, Hulka clips, salpingectomy, other Most are filshie clip sterilisation, but salpingectomy done at patient requests or during laparoscopy training course.

At Caesarean section various techniques, including pemroy tubal ligation, fimbriectomy and less commonly salpingectomy.

Failure rate: pregnancy following lap sterilisation over the last 3 years 1

 

Please note the above figure is based on the 182 ladies from the first response that have had a pregnancy booking date after their procedure

Date.