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Does fallopian tube recanalization work?

Does fallopian tube recanalization work?

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 extensively since the early 1990s (it was actually first done with a whale bone in the 1890s!) the most important consideration is whether the woman is a appropriate candidate for the procedure. ...Read more

Fallopian Tube (Definition)

Aka oviduct, uterine tube, or salpinx. It is basically a small tube connecting between the ovary and the uterus. This tube carries the eggs from the ovary area to the unterus. This is the tube that is cut/tied-up/or burned in women having the tuboligation procedure for permanent birth control purpose. Have ...Read more


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Can fellopian tubes be unblocked?

Can fellopian tubes be unblocked?

Family practice : You may be able to have them opened if not badly scarred. You may need to see an infertility specialist. ...Read more

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Is HSG fallopian tube test painful?

Is HSG fallopian tube test painful?

Not really: The hsg causes cramps. The discomfort one has can depend on such factors as her pain tolerance as well as who does the procedure and his/her expertise. For example, i perform all hsg's on my own patients and have done so for over 20 years. My techniques give less discomfort, for example, compared to a doctor who only does them on occasion or has only done them for a few years. ...Read more

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Can a blocked fallopian tube can rupture?

Can a blocked fallopian tube can rupture?

Yes: Both ectopic pregnancies and "pus tubes"(pyosalpinx) can rupture with deadly consequences. ...Read more

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Could saline sonogram detect blocked fallopian tubes?

Could saline sonogram detect blocked fallopian tubes?

Sonohysterogram: Specialized sonohysterography techniques to evaluate the Fallopian tubes have been described, but there has not been widespread adoption. A standard saline sonohysterogram will not evaluate tubal patency. The imaging study of choice for evaluating tubal patency is still the hysterosalpingogram. ...Read more

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Will an appendectomy cause blocked fallopian tubes?

Will an appendectomy cause blocked fallopian tubes?

Disease Complication: Simple appendectomy has a very low risk for long term complication. However, if the appendix has perforated before surgery, regional peritonitis can lead to scarring of your tubes. It really should not be considered a surgical complication but the result of an infectious/inflammatory process. Pid/std, colitis, ibd, can do the same as a perforated appendicitis to the tubes. ...Read more

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How come there isnt an artificial fallopian tube or fallopian tube transplant?

How come there isnt an artificial fallopian tube or fallopian tube transplant?

Because IVF works: There is no good reason to try to make an artificial fallopian tube or try to transplant a fallopian tube, as in vitro fertilization (ivf) has high success rates for tubal problems causing infertility. ...Read more

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Can fallopian tubes grow back?

Can fallopian tubes grow back?

No: Fallopian tubes cannot grow back. There are organs in the human body that can but a woman's tubes cannot unfortunately. ...Read more

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Can eggs be retrieved through the fallopian tubes?

Usually not but : Possible. Eggs are generally obtained from the ovaries. Take care! http://www.Nap.Edu/openbook.Php?Record_id=11832;page=31. ...Read more

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What is bilaterally patent fallopian tubes?

What is bilaterally patent fallopian tubes?

Normal: When this is stated on report, it means that the tubes are open and normal in most cases. ...Read more

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Fibroid tumors in the fallopian tube?

Fibroid tumors in the fallopian tube?

Not very likely: Fibroid rumors usually arise from the muscular layer of the uterus! which doesn't extend into the tubes. ...Read more

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Can force of fluid in chromopertubation open faliopian tube ?

Can force of fluid in chromopertubation open faliopian tube ?

I've seen it work: I perform hsg's on all of my own patients, and have been doing so (with water based contrast) for over 20 yrs. Many of my patients conceived right after the hsg was done! ...Read more

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Can a hysterosalpingography open tubes?

Can a hysterosalpingography open tubes?

In theory, but...: Theoretically yes, hsg could flush tubes open. In practice this might happen more often than we're aware. But, hsg has not been shown to change pregnancy rates consistently, so it should be considered a test and not a treatment. A few small studies suggested possible small improvements in pregnancy following hsg, but these have not been confirmed by larger better studies. ...Read more

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What happns if blocked fallopian tube gets untreated?

What happns if blocked fallopian tube gets untreated?

POSS NO BABY: Egg needs to circulate from ovary via fallopian tube to get to the uterus, if blocked doesn't get through. Luckily you have 2 tubes. ...Read more

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Eustachian tube dysfunction or patulous eustachian tube, what's the difference?

Eustachian tube dysfunction or patulous eustachian tube, what's the difference?

Ear tube issues: The two terms relate to the state of the eustacian tube and the consequences of that state.The patuous description implies the eustacian tube does not open and close in a normal manner. If you station tube is not open and close it is deemed to have dysfunction. This dysfunction may result in autophony, a sensation of hearing an echo in one's head. ...Read more

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Can dye unblock tubes through hsg?

Can dye unblock tubes through hsg?

Yes: Actually there is a slightly higher pregnancy rate in women within 3 months of having an hsg. Sometimes pushing dye through can unblock a tube. Usually a significantly damaged and blocked tube will still be blocked after the hsg. ...Read more

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After ct doctors concluded there was a ruptured ovarian cysts. Tubes blocked near uterus. Fibroids outside wall. would Reopening tubes help iui?

After ct doctors concluded there was a ruptured ovarian cysts. Tubes blocked near uterus. Fibroids outside wall. would Reopening tubes help iui?

Maybe: Re0opening fallopian tubes at the narrowest juncture to the uterus(isthmus) is a very, very difficult microsurgical procedure and often fails. Removing the fibroids and considering IVF is a better choice as IUI in your present condition is a non starter. ...Read more

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Can a HSG test unblock a fallopian tube?

Not exactly : An hsg won't unblock a truly blocked fallopian tube. That being said it does clean it out by removing excess mucus. Interestingly, there is a higher rate of pregnancy after women have an hsg test done. ...Read more

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Collapse (Definition)

Collapse = rapid prostration. ...Read more