Transcervical Fallopian Tube Catheterization for Diagnosis and Treatment of Female Infertility

  • Andrew M. Singer
  • David H. Porter

Abstract

Fluoroscopically guided hysterosalpingography (HSG) is a routine method of investigation of cervical, uterine, tubal, and peritubal anatomy and pathology. It is a fairly straightforward procedure to perform, has an extremely low complication rate, arid is well tolerated by the patient.1–3 However, there is a significant frequency of transient obstruction to flow of contrast through the tube(s) during HSG, often caused by debris within the tube or spasm of the fallopian tube4,5. Glucagon, terbutaline, and other substances have been used without significant success in attempts to prevent spasm.6,7

Keywords

Catheter Platinum Iodine Barium Methotrexate 

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  • Andrew M. Singer
  • David H. Porter

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