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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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Fallopian Tube Anatomy

The fallopian tube is an amazing and versatile reproductive organ. Its functions include capturing an egg from the ovary at the time of ovulation; nourishing the fertilized egg or zygote during its early cell divisions; and delivering the blastocyst into the uterine cavity when it is time for implantation. The different parts of the fallopian […]

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Early Pregnancy Monitoring

Risk of Ectopic Pregnancy Tubal surgery is associated with an increased risk of ectopic pregnancy (a pregnancy outside of the uterine cavity). The risk of ectopic pregnancy is 2-3% in the general population. After tubal ligation and tubal ligation reversal, the risk is approximately 10%. Therefore, every woman who is pregnant following tubal reversal should […]

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Is Tubal Ligation Permanent?

Almost every article one reads about tubal ligation stresses that it is permanent. Most doctors and the lay public believe this to be true. In my experience, however, tubal ligation is reversible in over 95% cases! Doctors stress that tubal ligation is a permanent method birth control because it cannot be discontinued easily such as […]

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Watch Tubal Reversal Surgery

How Fertility is Restored Through Outpatient Tubal Reversal (Video not available at this time) This video clip comes from a Discovery Channel production featuring the tubal reversal procedure that I perform. The film crew followed Deborah and Paul Martinez as they proceeded through their tubal reversal journey. The operation was filmed in its entirety and […]

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Tubal Reversal Success

People often wonder “If I do get the tubal reversal procedure done, what are the chances I’ll conceive?” Dr. Berger is the only doctor who tracks his specific success rate – others doctors will just quote what has been published elsewhere or what they think the success rate should be. Dr. Berger has taken the time […]

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Why This Blog

This blog is to share observations, experiences, and thoughts about tubal ligation reversal developed over the 30 years I have been performing tubal surgery. Others are welcome to contribute their own ideas, opinions, and questions. Charles Monteith, M.D. Medical Director A Personal Choice 3613 Haworth Drive Raleigh, NC 27609

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