Any medical procedure or surgery has risks.
We have demonstrated that tubal reversal surgery can be safely performed as an outpatient surgery.
Microsurgical tubal ligation reversal, as performed at Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center, is one of the safest surgeries with one of the lowest complication rates of all operations involving the female pelvic organs.
Starting a new job and getting through the Christmas and New Years holidays were taking up a lot of my time, but in the back of my mind was the fact I was due to start my menstrual period in the middle of December. And of course, I did, right on time. This time though, it was a bizarre pattern totally abnormal for me. I started having pain on my left side that wasn’t severe but just noticeable. I knew I had ovulated on the left side as I usually feel pains from ovulation. Continue reading
This is the fifth article of a series dedicated to women considering alternatives for pregnancy and tubal ligation reversal after the age of 40. The previous article provided an overview of the benefits of tubal ligation reversal at Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center for women in their forties. This article focuses on the surgical and early pregnancy risks for older women having their ‘tubes untied’.
The tubal reversal doctors at Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center are specialists in fallopian tube repair. Although most of patients come to Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center for tubal ligation reversal, others come for fallopian tube repair after a tubal infection or pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), ectopic pregnancy, or previous surgery involving the fallopian tubes.
The fallopian tube begins within the muscular wall of the uterus (interstitial segment), leads away from the uterine wall (isthmic segment), becomes wider (ampulla), extends to the widest area near the end of the tube (infundibulum), and ends next to the ovary (fimbrial segment).