Sterilization

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Sterilization

A method by which a central bank may affect the value of the domestic currency relative to a foreign currency. To weaken the domestic currency, sterilization involves selling the domestic currency on the forex market and buying the foreign currency. This increases the supply of the domestic currency, while reducing the supply of the foreign. To strengthen the domestic currency, sterilization involves the opposite. A central bank usually conducts sterilization to counteract adverse changes to the domestic currency in foreign exchange markets.
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Reliability of laparoscopic compared with hysteroscopic sterilization at 1 year: a decision analysis.
There was a significantly higher risk of allergic reaction seen with hysteroscopic sterilization among women with prior allergies, but the authors suggested that a null overall effect and large number of tested interactions made the finding "hypothesis-generating" only.
Glazerman concluded that concern about noncompliance with HSG "should not deter physicians from offering hysteroscopic sterilization. The way I present the Essure procedure to patients is like this: 'If they have a laparoscopic tubal failure (a rate of 0.5%-l%), the only way they know if it fails is if they get pregnant.
Hysteroscopic sterilization and global endometrial ablation are both safe and effective for the general ob.gyn.
Hysteroscopic sterilization may not be as effective as we thought
Since its introduction into the market in 2002, more than 650,000 Essure hysteroscopic sterilization procedures have been performed worldwide.
Whereas sterilization has been available to women for more than 200 years, our oath to minimize risk and maximize outcomes and reliability should shift the paradigm from laparoscopic and laparotomic toward hysteroscopic sterilization. The benefits to society as a whole are convincing.
Hysteroscopic sterilization has been established as an effective option for patients choosing permanent contraception.
For example, hysteroscopic sterilization (CPT code 58565) has two different RVUs, depending on whether the service is performed in a facility or office (TABLE).
Hysteroscopic sterilization with Essure[R] represents a safe, well-tolerated in-office option for women who desire permanent contraception.