Title

An international program for the assessment of tubal anastomosis by microsurgical technique: a preliminary report

Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

9-1-1980

NLM Title Abbreviation

J Microsurg

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Journal of microsurgery

PubMed ID

16320524

DOI of Published Version

10.1002/micr.1920020111

Start Page

63

End Page

66

Abstract

This report outlines a microsurgical training program that has established 16 centers around the world for the reversal of sterilization by microsurgical technique and for the evaluation of such procedures. An obstetrician-gynecologist was selected from each of several developing countries where an existing family planning program was responsible for a large number of sterilization procedures. Each course participant attended a 2-week course in microsurgical techniques for tubal anastomosis and then returned to his or her home country to establish a microsurgical center for sterilization reversal. Each of these centers has since been evaluated by the program director and is fully operational.

Keywords

Education, Medical, Continuing/organization & administration, Educational Measurement, Female, Gynecologic Surgical Procedures/education, Humans, International Cooperation, Microsurgery/methods, Sterilization Reversal/education

Published Article/Book Citation

Journal of microsurgery, 2:1 (1980) pp.63-66.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/obgyn_pubs/391