[Pregnancy after tubal sterilization. Experience at the University Hospital Center of Dakar]
Cisse CT. Gomez-Cisse C. Kerby K. Faye EO. Diadhiou F.
Clinique Gynecologique et Obstetricale, CHU A Le Dantec, Dakar, Senegal.
Between January 1991 and December 1996, 856 women had a tubal sterilization by minilaparotomy under local anesthesia in obstetric and gynaecologic clinic of University Teaching Hospital of Dakar. Among her 5 became pregnant after 7 to 54 months (mean 19 months). The failure rate is 5.84 per 1,000; all 5 women had intra-uterine pregnancy. The women were age 35-43 years (mean 38 years) and multiparity with 8 children. The main causes of failure was technical error and tubal peritoneal fistula. Favorables factors has been represented by inexperience of surgeons and also per-operations difficulties particularly dues to strucked fallopian tubes. 4 has delivered a healthy child with one by cesarean section, in 3 cases she decided to be sterilized again after delivery.