Dr Dimple Doshi

Dr Dimple Doshi

Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation Surgery

Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation Surgery it pursuing effective contraceptive methods is a burning issue for a couple of their reproductive age. Every day thousands of women are dying due to unsafe abortions worldwide. Effective contraception can prevent this unfortunate event; unwanted pregnancies and control the national population. Laparoscopic tubal ligation surgery in Goregaon, Mumbai is a permanent method of sterilization.

What is Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation Surgery

Laparoscopic tubal ligation is done through a small incision above the umbilicus. The surgeon uses a laparoscope to see the fallopian tubes which are occluded using soft silicon rings.  It is a very effective; and minimally invasive method of female sterilization. The recovery is fast and pain-free.

Laparoscopic tubal ligation is done through a small incision above the umbilicus. The surgeon uses a laparoscope to see the fallopian tubes which are occluded using soft silicon rings.  It is a very effective; and minimally invasive method of female sterilization. The recovery is fast and pain-free.



Dr. Dimple Doshi at Vardaan Hospital; believes prevention is better than cure, and thus apart from the precise treatment guidelines; preventive measures are an essential part of our consultations with the patients who have either had it or want to know more about it.

  1. Tubal ring or falope ring application
  2. Tubal clip
  3. Bipolar coagulation to cauterise sections of the fallopian tube to block its patency.
  4. There are few other methods like Irving procedure which are not  frequently performed in today ‘s modern times.
  1. You will be asked to carry all your investigation reports which include your complete blood count; liver, thyroid; kidney function tests and other preoperative tests, and the x-ray chest. 
  2. You will be asked to be on a light diet a day prior to surgery especially to avoid milk and milk products as they bloat your stomach.
  3. You will be asked to stop the medications like estrogen-containing medicines a month prior to surgery and also blood thinners like aspirin at least a week prior to surgery.
  4. You will be asked to report any signs of illness in case you have it prior to surgery.

This procedure is done under general anesthesia in the operating room.

2. A small incision is placed around your umbilicus and through this, your abdomen is inflated with Co2 gas then a fibreoptic telescope is introduced and all abdominal organs are inspected.

3. Only one tiny incision is placed on the abdomen through which a tiny laparoscopic ring applicator is inserted.

4. The whole abdominal cavity is examined thoroughly. The fallopian tubes are grasped and blocked by applying false rings on both sides. After applying the false rings; your doctor will check for bleeding. And then close the wounds.

  • You will be in the recovery room for 2 hrs after you wake up from anesthesia. You may feel sleepy for the next few hours after which you will be shifted to your room.

    You may have mild pain in your shoulder or back which is because of the gas used in surgery but it will subside in a day or two.

    You may have some discomfort in the area or you may feel tired for a few days after the procedure but with each passing day, you feel better.

    Contact your doctor immediately if the pain does not go away or if it is associated with nausea and vomiting or any other problems.

You will be asked to start taking clear liquids 6 hrs after the surgery followed by a light diet and once completely out of the effects of anesthesia; you will be discharged the same day.

As with any surgical procedure, there are associated risks and complications which include:

  1. Problems of anesthesia
  2. Injury to internal organs
  3. Bleeding and infection

Any specific risks and complications will be discussed with you prior to the procedure like a failure of the procedure and others 

Q: What Is Tubal Ligation; popularly Called Tl?
A: Tubal ligation is a surgical procedure to prevent pregnancy by tying the fallopian tubes either with the thread or by a laparoscopic ring or clip application.

Q: What Is The Difference Between Tubal Ligation And Laparoscopy?
A: Your gynecologist will complete tubal ligation or tubal removal by laparoscopy by making a small incision near the navel. The smaller incision will reduce the recovery time and the risk of complications.


Q: How Long Does It Take To Recover From Tubal Ligation?
A: Recovery depends upon the type of surgery you choose for it. It takes about a week to recover completely from laparoscopic tubal ligation; though you will be discharged the same day. While after mini-laparotomy you take 1 to 3 weeks to completely recover from tubal ligation.


Q: Is Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation Safe?
A: Tubal ligation is a safe and non-extensive procedure. And very few people have complications. But like all medical procedures; there are possible risks. Tubal ligation is meant to be permanent and cannot be reversed. Laparoscopic tubal ligation has the benefit of faster recovery due to less tissue damage and early discharge.


Q: Where Is Tubal Ligation Performed? What Happens In Tubal Ligation?
A:Tubal ligation takes place in the fallopian tubes which are either cut; ligated or clipped.


Q: How Effective Is Tubal Ligation?
A: Tubal ligation is a safe and effective form of a permanent birth control procedure for those who never want to have children in the future. But the failure rate of the procedure is 0.01%.


Q: What Happens To A Woman’s Body After Tubal Ligation?
A: You may have pain or cramps in the abdomen; mild vaginal bleeding; dizziness or sore throat from anesthesia. In laparoscopic sterilization; gas is used to inflate the abdomen; so may have to bloat and it can cause abdominal or shoulder pain.


Q: Do You Still Get Periods After Your Tubes Are Tied?
A: Yes, you will have normal periods after tubal ligation.


Q: Do You Gain Weight After Tubal Ligation?
A: As tubal ligation does not affect hormones or appetite; it does not cause weight gain.


Q: Can Tubal Ligation Be Done During C Section?
A: Yes, tubal ligation can be done with the C section if the baby is good and the mother does not have any high-risk factors like very high blood pressure or low hemoglobin levels.


Q: How Long Is Tubal Ligation Surgery?
A: Laparoscopic tubal ligation takes about 10 to 15 minutes while open tubal ligation takes about half an hour.


Q: How Much Is The Cost For Tubal Ligation?
A: The cost ranges from 20000 to 35000.

Dr. Mrs. Dimple Doshi is a lady gynecologist; practicing at Vardaan Hospital situated in Goregaon West; Mumbai. We have a range of packages for Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation surgery depending on the type of room you select.

Economy ward/ general room : 50,000
Semi special room: 68000 to 75000
Deluxe Room: 1.2 lacs
Super deluxe room: 1.5 lacs
Suit rooms: 2 lacs