In many cases tubal ligation reversal can be more affordable, more successful, and can provide more chances at becoming pregnant than can in-vitro fertilization (IVF).
The leading group of infertility specialists, The American Society For Reproductive Medicine, has consistently supported tubal surgery as a treatment for tubal ligation and tubal blockage.1
Many women who have tubal blockage will consider having tubal surgery or IVF. It is important for our patients to understand how having tubal surgery is a better option than IVF for most women.
Tubal Reversal Success Rates
Our center specializes in tubal reversal surgery and corrective tubal surgery. From 2001 to 2011, we performed over 9,900 tubal surgeries.
Due to our extensive experience in tubal surgery and meticulous collection of pregnancy data, we have created the largest database on pregnancy statistics after tubal reversal surgery when compared to any other tubal reversal doctor or tubal reversal center in the world .2
Pregnancy Rates After Tubal Reversal at A Personal Choice
Chances Of Pregnancy After Tubal ReversalOur data suggest the chance of pregnancy after tubal reversal is about 67% for most women. In general about 7 out of 10 women who have tubal reversal at our center will become pregnant.Tubal reversal costs $5900 at our center and allows a woman the chance to become pregnant every month and more than once.IVF Pregnancy Success RatesThe Centers for Disease Control (CDC) annually monitors the success of IVF across the United States and is considered to be an unbiased source for statistics regarding assisted reproductive technology (ART). The CDC publishes a report yearly on the success of IVF in the United States.3IVF pregnancy statistics in the 2010 Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Annual Report.Chances of Pregnancy With IVFThe CDC data suggest the chance of pregnancy with a single cycle of IVF is about 37% for most women. In general about 4 out of 10 women who attempt an IVF cycle will become pregnant.A single cycle of IVF in the United States ranges from $10,000 to $12,000.Getting Pregnant After Tubal Ligation: Which Is The Best Treatment?We realize our patients don’t make decisions based on success rates alone. The benefits and risks of each treatment must also be carefully considered.
References1. Committee opinion: role of tubal surgery in the era of assisted reproductive technology. American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Fertility Sterility 2012;97:539-45.2. 2011 Tubal Reversal Pregnancy Report. A Personal Choice website 2011.3. 2013 Assisted Reproductive Technology Report. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2010 National Report.