In this kind of surgery, the surgeon needs to insert a needle into the patient's stomach to insufflate. After this procedure, they insert the laparoscope to clip the Fallopian tubes together. This operation is only permissible if the woman has previously used a dependable contraceptive. Therefore, she needs a pregnancy test before proceeding with the surgery. The patient also needs to continue using the contraceptive for a week after the operation. For obese women, laparoscope carries higher risk, but researchers estimate that the general failure rate is well under one percent.
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