Relationship between body mass index and operative time in women receiving immediate postpartum tubal ligation.

Affiliation

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Philadelphia, PA. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

The aim of the study was to (1) assess the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and operative time during immediate postpartum tubal ligation procedures and to (2) determine whether operative time is non-inferior in women with BMI ≥30 versus women with BMI <30 and in women with BMI ≥40 versus women with BMI <40.

Keywords

Contraception,Obesity,Postpartum,Surgery,Surgical outcomes,Tubal interruption,

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