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How is tubal ligation reversal done?

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With tubal ligation, your doctor makes a small surgical cut, called a "bikini cut," near your pubic hair line. Using tiny instruments, he'll remove any clips or rings that were used to block your tubes, and reconnect the ends of the tubes to your uterus, using very small stitches. The surgery usually takes about 2 to 3 hours.

From: What Is Tubal Ligation Reversal? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

News release, Norgenix Pharmaceuticals, LLC.

InterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination web site.

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site: "Postpartum Sterilization Brochure."

Reproductive Associates of Delaware web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Cleveland Clinic OB/GYN & Women's Health Institute Clinic web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Gabbe, S.G. . 5th ed. Philadelphia, Elsevier Churchill Livingstone; 2007: chap 21. Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies

Chicago Infertility Associates web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Penn Medicine web site: "Tubal Ligation Reversal," "Q&A About Tubal Reversal and Vasectomy."

 

Reviewed by Kecia Gaither on October 05, 2016

SOURCES:

News release, Norgenix Pharmaceuticals, LLC.

InterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination web site.

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site: "Postpartum Sterilization Brochure."

Reproductive Associates of Delaware web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Cleveland Clinic OB/GYN & Women's Health Institute Clinic web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Gabbe, S.G. . 5th ed. Philadelphia, Elsevier Churchill Livingstone; 2007: chap 21. Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies

Chicago Infertility Associates web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Penn Medicine web site: "Tubal Ligation Reversal," "Q&A About Tubal Reversal and Vasectomy."

 

Reviewed by Kecia Gaither on October 05, 2016

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