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how does fallopian tube recanalization work?

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Dr. Li-Min Hwang
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Natural Wonder: Our body has a tremendous way to heal. Whe the two free ends the tubes touch together, the lining layers may just reconnect and reorganize to form an intact passway.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
34 years experience Phlebology
Easily: Sometimes the fallopian tube is clogged with natural secretions that have become thickened, preventing conception. Fallopian tube recanalization is an attempt to either flush these away or push them out of the way. This reopens the tube and restores the potential for conception.
Answered on Dec 5, 2016
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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Sometimes yes!: It depends on the patient and the reason the tube(s) is (are) blocked. Tubal cannulation under fluoroscopy and by hysteroscopy have both been studied ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Traub
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Surgery to open tube: That refers to a procedure to try to re-open a fallopian tube or tubes. It can be accomplished in several ways and is often but not always successful ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Wright
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Done with anesthesia: Fallopian tube re- canalization is done under general or spinal anesthesia so you will not feel it.
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Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
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Under X-ray: The Interventional Radiologist administers local anesthesia and puts a catheter into the uterus, then a smaller catheter into the fallopian tube with ... Read More

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