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What is tubal ligation reversal?

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Tubal ligation reversal is when a surgeon reopens, unties, or reconnects your fallopian tubes so you can have a baby again.

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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