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Tubal Reversal After Fimbriectomy Tubal Ligation

Tubal Ligation by Fimbriectomy Fimbriectomy is an infrequent type of tubal ligation in the United States. This female sterilization method is performed by removing the fimbrial end of the fallopian tube. At the fimbrial end of the tube, the inner tubal lining faces outward towards the ovary. The tubal lining is rich in cilia that […]

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Tubal Reversal After Tubal Coagulation (Burned Tubes)

Tubal Ligation by Coagulation or Cauterization Bipolar tubal coagulation is a popular method of female sterilization in the United States. This tubal ligation method is usually performed through laparoscopy. With the bipolar (two-poles) coagulator, the fallopian tube is grasped between two poles of electrical conducting forceps and electrical current is passed through the tube between […]

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Essure Tubal Sterilization

What is Essure? Essure is a permanent birth control device that has recently become available as an alternative to traditional tubal ligation methods. The spring-like device is inserted through the uterine cavity into the tubal openings using a hysteroscope. This can be done as an in-office procedure. The device expands to fill the tubal opening […]

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Reversal of Tubal Ligation By Clips and Rings

Tubal Ligation by Falope Ring and Hulka Clip The Falope ring and Hulka clip are occlusive methods of tubal ligation. They block the fallopian tubes, but no tubal segments are clamped, removed, or burned. The Falope ring is also referred to as the tubal ring or tubal band. It constricts a segment of the fallopian […]

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Pomeroy Tubal Ligation

Pomeroy Technique of Tubal Ligation and Resection The most common type of tubal ligation is the Pomeroy procedure, named after Dr. Ralph Pomeroy who described it in 1930. The Pomeroy method involves picking up a segment of the fallopian tube to create a knuckle, placing a tie or ligature with absorbable suture around its base, […]

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Why Choose A Personal Choice?

Our Tubal Reversal Center is Unique Dr. Berger is the only physician in the country with a practice that is specifically limited to tubal reversal surgery. That is the only procedure performed here with Dr. Berger performing four reversals each day, five days a week. We have a high staff/patient ratio with one or two […]

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Why Tubal Reversal Part 2

About Me Sometimes patients ask about my background and why I became a tubal reversal doctor. (It’s a fair question, since I ask them what made them decide to have a tubal reversal.) I usually tell them about my first year after medical school when I was an intern in medicine at Duke University Hospital […]

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Why Tubal Reversal?

The circumstances that lead people to have a tubal reversal procedure are unique to each person. Understanding them is helpful to me as a tubal reversal specialist providing their care during and after tubal reversal surgery. Preoperative Consultation When meeting new patients, I begin the preoperative consultation by asking about the circumstances that have them […]

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Tubal Reversal Travel

A Personal Choice Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center is the only medical center exclusively for tubal ligation reversal. Patients travel from all over to have their tubal reversal procedures performed here. After surgery, each patient puts a pin in the map indicating where she is from. The map below shows that people come from all […]

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