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Synonyms for sterilisation

the act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce)

the procedure of making some object free of live bacteria or other microorganisms (usually by heat or chemical means)

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Literature regarding the influence of sterilisation on the risk of HIV transmission and risk behaviours is scarce.
Since 1951, it has been hypothesised that sterilisation might increase a woman's risk of abnormal uterine bleeding (post tubal ligation syndrome--risk of heavy bleeding and intermenstrual bleeding).
On the basis of type, sterilisation equipment market is segmented into heat sterilization/high-temperature sterilization, low-temperature sterilisation, ionizing radiation sterilization, and filtration sterilization.
The heat sterilization/high-temperature sterilisation segment is expected to account for the largest share of the global sterilization equipment market in 2015.
Les caracteristiques sociodemographiques associees au regret de la sterilisation ont ete identifiees par analyses de regression logistique et tests de Wald.
Si l'age au moment de la sterilisation continue de baisser, le taux de regret augmentera vraisemblablement.
The book reviews the sterilisation of biomaterials and medical devices using steam and dry heat, ionising radiation and ethylene oxide is reviewed.
Steam and dry heat sterilisation of biomaterials and medical devices
Postpartum sterilisation is defined as a sterilisation performed within 72 hours of the vaginal delivery of a viable baby.
After completion of the sterilisation the sheath was closed with the 10 mm ports and skin closure was with polyglactin dissolvable sutures.
Of the 515 women who consistently declared they wanted no more children and who met the legal age-parity requirements for sterilisation, postpartum sterilisation was the most common choice of contraception, mentioned by 38% of private sector patients and 45% of public sector patients at the first antenatal interview, dropping to 36% and 31% respectively at the second antenatal interview.
This study shows a substantial demand for female sterilisation in general and for postpartum sterilisation in particular among both private and public sector patients.
In addition to its suture business which has been in existence for over 100 years, Ethicon has expanded into wound management, women's health, cardiovascular surgery and sterilisation products.
the world's leading provider of sterilisation services for the medical device industry, today announced plans for an ultra high-tech ethylene oxide (EO) processing facility to be located in the Yanshan Harbor area in Shanghai.
com/reports/c20336) has announced the addition of Sterilisation of Biological Tissues with Ionising Radiations to their offering.