Reversing Essure is possible if you are hoping for another baby. Removing Essure without a hysterectomy is possible if you are having symptoms after Essure.
Most health care providers are not aware Essure inserts can be safely removed without a hysterectomy.
Dr. Monteith is a reversal specialist who helps women restore natural fertility through Essure reversal surgery and treats women with symptoms from Essure with Essure removal surgery.
Essure inserts can be removed without a hysterectomy and Essure can be reversed and allow the chance for natural conception and pregnancy.
Why is Dr. Monteith The Best Reversal Surgeon?
Dr. Monteith was the first surgeon to publish reports in the medical literature about successful pregnancy after reversal of Essure sterilization. Since his first medical case reports, Dr. Monteith has helped many women with Essure become pregnant.
Other doctors say they reverse Essure but you rarely see evidence of their success. Continue reading for more information.
Say Hello To Our Newest Essure reversal baby
This testimonial is from a mother who gave birth to her second Essure reversal baby:
Emily Ann was born on August 28, 2015 and she was our second Essure reversal baby.
Our first Essure reversal baby was born on September 16 2013. Words can never describe our joy. My husband and I were told we would never be able to conceive again. Two babies later that proved not to be true.
Tubal ligation type: Essure
Patient hometown: Fall River, Massachusetts
How Is Essure Reversed?
Dr. Monteith performs tubouterine implantation to reverse Essure sterilization.
Essure reversal is performed as an out-patient surgery by making a 4 inch skin incision just over the pubic hair line. The Essure devices and the surrounding tubal scar tissue are removed. The remaining healthy fallopian tubes are then reinserted into the uterine cavity.
Essure reversal surgery is safe, can be completed as an out-patient procedure in 80 minutes, and the chance of pregnancy is 35% to 40%. Most Essure reversal patients will become pregnant within the first year and multiple pregnancies are possible.
More information: Essure reversal for pregnancy | Dr. Monteith’s publications
For the safety of both mom and baby, Dr. Monteith recommends a planned Cesarean delivery after Essure reversal surgery.
Essure surgery patient testimonials
Dr. Monteith’s patients keep in touch with his office and update the staff on their progress after surgery and their efforts to become pregnant.
More information: Essure pregnancy testimonials
More information: Reviews of Dr Monteith from his Essure reversal patients
In comparison, a single cycle of IVF averages 38% chance of pregnancy but costs twice as much as Essure reversal surgery.
Can Essure cause symptoms?
The medical literature is clear Essure can cause abnormal symptoms in some women.
Up to 8% of women can experience pain for 12 months or more after Essure insertion. Women with Essure related symptoms commonly complain of pain, abnormal bleeding, skin rashes, hair loss, fatigue, dizziness and joint pain.
Dr. Monteith removes Essure devices during out-patient surgery by making a small incision over the pubic hair line. The Essure devices are removed en-bloc and this allows for intact device removal with the surrounding scar tissue and without disturbing the PET fibers.
Essure removal surgery can be completed by leaving the tubes closed so pregnancy does not occur or tubouterine implantation can be performed to allow for a chance of pregnancy.
More information: Essure removal for symptoms | Dr Monteith’s statistics
Dr. Monteith and one of his patients with Essure were featured in a recent ABC news segment on removing Essure.
More information: ABC News | Dr. Monteith and Essure removal surgery
The patient featured in the ABC News segment had resolution of her symptoms and become pregnant within 6 weeks of surgery: Essure Reversal Pregnancy Testimonial
More information about reversing Essure?
Will insurance pay for Essure reversal or removal?
Health insurance will not pay for Essure reversal.
Health insurance may pay for Essure removal if you are having a hysterectomy or have a complete removal of your fallopian tubes.
Patients who travel to Dr. Monteith for Essure removal do so because they wish to avoid a hysterectomy. Dr. Monteith is unable to accept insurance payments for Essure related surgery.
If you would like more information about Essure reversal or Essure removal surgery with Dr. Monteith, including the cost and chance of pregnancy success, then enter your email address below and Dr. Monteith’s staff will email you additional information about Essure reversal/removal surgery.
The staff will send one email only, will not use your email for any other purpose, and will not contact you for any other reason.
Join The Public Tubal Reversal Facebook Group?
By becoming a member of public tubal reversal Facebook group of A Personal Choice you can communicate with others who are making similar decisions.
You can join or our public tubal reversal Facebook group or just observe the conversation:
A Personal Choice Tubal Reversal Facebook Group
Patients who schedule and complete surgery at A Personal Choice are also sent a private invitation to join the secret reversal Facebook group of A Personal Choice.
You are welcome to call A Personal Choice to speak with a staff member about surgery.
They can be reached at (919) 968-4656 Monday through Friday 8AM to 5PM East coast business hours.
Dr. Monteith’s Medical Publications on Essure Reversal
1. Normal pregnancy after outpatient tubouterine implantation in patient with Adiana sterilization Monteith, Charles W. MD; Berger, Gary S. MD, MPH, Fertil Steril: July 2011 – Volume 98 – Issue Part 1 – pages e45-e46
2. Successful Pregnancies After Removal of Intratubal Microinserts Monteith, Charles W. MD; Berger, Gary S. MD, MPH, Obstetrics & Gynecology: February 2012 – Volume 119 – Issue Part 2 – p 470–472
3. Pregnancy Success After Hysteroscopic Sterilization Reversal Monteith, Charles W. MD; Berger, Gary S. MD; Zerden, Matthew L. MD, MPH, Obstetrics & Gynecology: December 2014 – Volume 124 – Issue 6 – p 1183–1189