Fallopian Tube Recanalization

  • Elizabeth Ann Ignacio
  • Taara Sultaana Hassan
  • John C. Lipman
  • Farhang Adabi


With infertility prevalence data ranging from 7% to 20% in the United States, reproductive assistance methods are an important medical concern [1, 2]. In working up the infertile couple, practitioners must exclude anatomic causes. When proper work-up and imaging reveal a proximal fallopian tube occlusion, recanalization is a reasonably straightforward and low-risk procedure that can be beneficial to these patients.


Fallopian Tube Ectopic Pregnancy Cervical Dilator Tubal Pregnancy Cervical Stenosis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elizabeth Ann Ignacio
    • 1
  • Taara Sultaana Hassan
    • 2
  • John C. Lipman
    • 3
  • Farhang Adabi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Division of Interventional RadiologyThe George Washington University Medical CenterWashingtonUSA
  2. 2.The George Washington University School of MedicineWashingtonUSA
  3. 3.Interventional RadiologyAtlanta Interventional Institute, Emory Adventist HospitalAtlantaUSA

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