Menstrual Disorders Following Tubal Ligation
Keywords:Menstrual disorders; tubal ligation.
This is a prospective case —control study that was carried out at Basrah Maternity and Child Hospital from 1st of
January 2019 till 1st of June 2020.
Objective: The objective of this study is to find an association between menstrual disorders and bilateral tubal
Design: It is a case-control study of 30-45 years old women setting at Basra governorate.
Material and Method: Three hundred twenty four patients were included in the study of age [30- 45] years, they
were divided into two groups. group one  with history of tubal ligation 1-3 years ago compared to a control
group of  without tubal ligation a non-medical contraception was used.
Result: In group one menorrhagia was more common when compared with non-tubal ligation group [68.5% Vs
29.7] respectively and the difference was statistically significant.
Conclusion: Our findings show that menstrual disorders were more common in women tubal ligation. This study
shows that tubal ligation may influences irregular menstruation and causes menorrhagia. In other words, tubal
ligation is associated with an increased risk of menstrual disorders.
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