The female reproductive system includes two fallopian tubes, one on each side of the uterus. When the ovary releases an egg, finger-like projections at the flared end of the tube catch the egg. It is there, in the tube, that conception occurs if the egg meets sperm and becomes fertilized. Tiny hairs inside the tube’s lining push the resulting embryo (fertilized egg) out of the tube and into the uterus where it implants and grows.
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Tubal Reversal Articles
Most women don’t know they have blocked or scarred fallopian tubes until they have problems getting pregnant. Diagnosing and Treating Tubal Factor Infertility can be difficult.
Tubal disease, a disorder in which the tubes are blocked or damaged, is responsible for approximately 25 percent to 35 percent of all female factor infertility. Tubal factor infertility is defined as any anatomic abnormality that prevents the sperm and egg from uniting.
Tubal Reversal Videos
Dr. Jason Bromer, a fertility doctor with Shady Grove Fertility Center, explains how robotic surgery has advanced tubal ligation reversal in women who want to get pregnant.