Treatment Options Header

Reversal of Sterilization

Tubal ligation surgery closes off the fallopian tubes so eggs are not able to enter the uterus and sperm is not able to reach the egg. Fallopian tubes may be closed by tying the tubes together, sealing the tubes shut with a ring or clip or cauterizing the fallopian tubes. It is intended to be a permanent form of birth control, however, some women wish to pursue pregnancy sometime after the procedure has been completed. Depending on the physical state of the fallopian tubes, the treatment can be reversed.

The likelihood of a successful tubal litigation reversal is contingent on several factors, including age, type of tubal litigation surgery and overall health of the ovaries, uterus and fallopian tubes. The surgery is performed through a laparoscopy or laparotomy. The ends of the fallopian tubes that have been closed are cut transversely, then reconnected through the inner and outer layers of the tubes. Dye is then injected through the cervix to confirm that the tubes have been successfully reconnected.

meet our doctors

 

tour our facility

 

patient forms

 

Rockford:
973 Featherstone Road
Suite 100
Rockford, IL 61107
Toll-free: 877-373-7552
Fax: 815-986-3748


Peoria:
900 Main Street
Suite 330

Peoria, IL 61602
Toll-free: 877-373-7552
Fax: 815-986-3748

Peru:
920 West Street, Bldg B
Peru, IL 61354
Toll-free: 877-373-7552
Fax: 815-986-3748

© 2017 Reproductive Health and Fertility Center. All Rights Reserved.
Website Developed by: KMK Media Group

Your Privacy

Sitemap