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How to Get Tubes Untied: Reverse Tubal Ligation

What is Reverse Tubal Ligation?

Reverse tubal ligation – or more properly, tubal ligation reversal – is a procedure to get tubes untied for women who desire a pregnancy after tubal ligation. There are actually several procedures that can be used to untie tubes after the tubes have been tied.

Techniques of Reverse Tubal Ligation

There are 3 main techniques that can be used for reversing tubal ligation.

  1. Tubal anastomosis
  2. Tubal implantation
  3. Salpingostomy (Fimbriectomy Reversal)

Tubal Anastomosis

Tubal Anastomosis
Microsurgical tubal anastomosis is the most common technique to untie tubes.
Tubal anastomosis is the best procedure to get tubes untied.

The most common method for untying tubes is the reverse tubal ligation procedure of tubal anastomosis. Anastomosis refers to joining two body parts, and tubotubal anastomosis is joining two tubal segments together. Most techniques that tie tubes result in two separate tubal segments, so the simplest way to get tubes untied in these cases is with the anastomosis procedure.

For more details about untying tubes via tubal anastomosis, see the topic on Tubal Reversal by Tubal Anastomosis on the Tubal Reversal Blog and the description of Microsurgical Tubal Anastomosis on the A Personal Choice website.

What is the Cost of Untying Tubes?

Reverse tubal ligation is usually described as extremely expensive, ranging from $10,000 to $30,000. The tubal anastomosis procedure to untie tubes costs $5900 at A Personal Choice Center. Because it is done as outpatient surgery and performed four times a day, the cost savings is passed on to the women who want kids after tubal ligation.

Watch Dr. Berger Untie Tubes

The tubal reversal operation by Dr. Berger has been featured on television – this video clip on YouTube is 3 minutes long. To watch the entire operation, you can order a free video or DVD of tubes untied.

Other Methods to Untie Tubes

Tubal implantation and salpingostomy are less frequent techniques to untie the tubes after a tubal ligation. For descriptions of these techniques, see the topic on Tubal Reversal by Tubal Implantation and Tubal Reversal by Salpingostomy on the Tubal Reversal Blog or Read the section on Reversal Illustrations on the A Personal Choice website.

548 thoughts on “How to Get Tubes Untied: Reverse Tubal Ligation”

  1. misty says:

    Do you guys do drown payments! And were is there a office at in florida

    1. Dr. Monteith says:

      We do have a prepayment plan. We are in Raleigh North Carolina but we have many patients who travel to us from Flordia because they feel we will provide them with the best chance of pregnancy success. You can see comments left by our Florida patients here: Florida tubal reversal patient comments

      Call us at (919)968-4656 if you want to talk more about reversal surgery.

      The following link will answer most of your questions about reversal. This is the MOST HELPFUL INFORMATION to read when considering reversal at our office. Each question has a link to more information about the question: Frequently asked questions about tubal reversal

      To see why patients travel to see us read this impressive article on our March babies: March Baby Shower Testimonials

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