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Preparing for: Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)

A loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) is a treatment to remove abnormal cervical cells to prevent cervical cancer.

Preparing for: Laparoscopic Tubal Sterilization

During a laparoscopic tubal ligation out-patient procedure, the fallopian tubes are tied, cut, or removed to permanently prevent pregnancy. Tubal surgery blocks the pathway between the uterus and ovaries preventing sperm from reaching the egg.

Preparing for: Permanent Birth Control or Bilateral Salpingectomy

A bilateral salpingectomy is an outpatient procedure to permanently prevent pregnancy and reduce the lifetime risk of ovarian cancer.

Preparing for: Colposcopy

Our Preparing for series allows a patient to properly prepare themselves for a procedure. Answers about how long the procedure will last, what’s involved, what to expect