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Tubal Reversal

Charles W. Monteith M.D., Medical Director

Tubal Ligation Reversal Explained

Tubal ligation reversal at our specialty center is affordable and successful outpatient surgery. No overnight hospital stay is required.

The surgery experience patients have at our center is unequaled by any other provider of tubal reversal surgery.

Tubal reversal surgery can be very successful at restoring your natural fertility, allowing you the chance to become pregnant every month, and providing you the ability to become pregnant more than once.


Tubal Reversal Experience Counts!

Our practice is exclusively dedicated to infertility surgery and we have performed tubal surgery on over 10,000 patients since 1997. Our surgical techniques have a proven track record of success and we have pioneered techniques that allow the surgery to performed outside of a hospital setting and with faster recovery.

We are responsible for more successful tubal reversal surgeries and more tubal reversal babies than any other reversal center in the world.


Types of Tubal Ligations: Can Tubes Be Reversed?

All tubal ligation procedures will cause blockage of the fallopian tube. Our experience has demonstrated the majority of tubal ligations can be reversed and pregnancy is possible.

Even if you have had tubal coagulation (bipolar or monopolar burning), ligation and resection (Parkland, Irving, Pomeroy, or Uchida procedures), tubal rings (Falope or Yoon rings), tubal clips (Filshie or Hulka clips), or hysteroscopic tubal occlusion (Essure or Adiana procedures), we are able to reverse these tubal ligations in over 98% of our patients.

We encourage potential patients to send us copies of their tubal ligation operative reports for a free review. This will allow us to determine with greater certainty if someone is a candidate for tubal reversal surgery.


How Is Tubal Ligation Reversed?

Since most of our patients travel to see us we perform most of our evaluation and scheduling using phone, email, and fax. Patients will then travel to us and spend 2 to 3 days at our facility.

The pre-operative consult is the day before reversal surgery and the surgery is the next following day.

We reverse tubal ligations through a small 2 to 4 inch incision made just above the pubic hair line. The surgery is out-patient and lasts approximately 60 minutes.

Patients then return to the Hyatt House of Raleigh Hotel to recover and are seen in our office for a post-operative evaluation the day after surgery.

After the post-operative evaluation, patients then return home and can attempt to become pregnant as soon as they feel comfortable. Most of our patients can return to work within 7 to 10 days and most will become pregnant within the first 12 months of having reversal surgery.

For a more technical description of how tubal ligations are reversed at our facility:
Microsurgical Tubal Anastomosis and Tubal Implantation.


Does Reversing Tubes Really Work?

Tubal reversal surgery at our center can be very successful and can provide patients with an alternative treatment to in-vitro fertilization. Tubal reversal allows you a chance to become pregnant every month and over many months these chances add up and, unlike IVF, tubal reversal allows you the chance to become pregnant more than once.

In our experience approximately 2 out of 3 of our patients will become pregnant after reversing their tubes.

We have comprehensive pregnancy statistics after tubal reversal collected from over 10,000 of our reversal patients.The American Society for Reproductive Medicine has consistently issued committee opinions on the role and effectiveness of tubal surgery.1

Our patients continually update us with reports documenting their pregnancy success. These messages are updated frequently and can be veiwed within the Pregnancy Testimonials and Patient Reviews sections of our website.


Can Your Tubal Be Reversed?

Most tubal ligations can be reversed and we have every reason to believe yours can as well. We have been able to successfully reverse tubes in over 98% of patients who travel to our facility.

If you would like to read personal comments left by our patients, based upon the type to tubal ligation reversed then explore the links shown below. These comments are updated continuously as our patients send them to us:

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More Information About Reversal

We have attempted to provide our patients with extensive information about tubal reversal surgery.

If you would like more medically specific information about tubal reversal at our center then we encourage you to view the For Physicians section of our website. This section was created for referring health care providers and it provides more medically detailed information about our care, dedication to patient safety, and surgical services.

References

1. Committee opinion: role of tubal surgery in the era of assisted reproductive technology. American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Fertility Sterility 2012;97:539-45.


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4,763 Comments

Judy Reply

Would love to know how much this operation cost and what insurance you all take


    Dr. Monteith Reply

    Judy
    Insurance will not pay for tubal reversal surgery. The cost for reversal is $6,900 and you will have to pay out of pocket or finance the surgery.

    We should be able to help you. We can reverse most tubal ligation procedures.

    The first step to see if you are a candidate is to send us your tubal ligation reports to us for a free review and we can let you know if you are a candidate for reversal surgery.

    Your reports can be obtained from the medical records department where your tubal ligation surgery was performed.

    We charge $6,900 total plus $150 to schedule and we are located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

    Patients pay in full and out-of-pocket at the time of scheduling. All you have to pay for in addition to the surgical fee is the cost of travel, hotel, and food.

    On average the chance of pregnancy after tubal ligation reversal is about 60% if you are under age 42.

    We do have a prepayment tubal reversal plan that allows you to save towards your reversal over a 3 year period.

    Although $6,900 seems expensive…the alternative treatment in-vitro fertilization (IVF) average $12,000 to $14,000 and is about 40% successful!

    The main advantage to tubal reversal is that every month you have a chance and you can become pregnant more than once.

    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

    Call us at (919) 977-5050 8am to 5pm eastern standard time and we would be happy to speak with you about tubal reversal at our facility.


Renee1823 Reply

Hi I’m a 40 year odl mother of 3 children 22, 18 and 16 with a step daughter thatis 6 and my husband and I want a child together. I had them tied back in 2003 but the hospital cant seem to find my full pathology report so what are my options . As far as I know they were only tied.


    Dr. Monteith Reply

    We can reverse most tubal ligations….even if you have no records!

    Many patients will come to us without records because they know we can repair most tubal ligation procedures…well over 90% of the time.

    You should try to get your tubal ligation operative and pathology reports by going to the medical records department in the hospital where your tubal ligation was performed.

    You should be able to request a copy of your tubal ligation operative report and a copy of the pathology report (a pathology report is only created when a segment of the tube is removed (typical with tubal ligations that involve tying and cutting the tubes). We can review these records free of charge.

    You can personally request your record from the hospital where your tubal ligation was done using our Medical Records Release/Request form: Medical Records Release Form

    You dont have to have your records to have tubal reversal at our center. You should consider our optional screening laparoscopy if you cannot get your tubal ligation records. Many patients come to us for reversal without records because they know we can repair most tubal ligations.

    We charge $6,900 for tubal reversal surgery. Many women may not be able to obtain their records…some will have surgery because they know we can repair most tubal ligations. Others will add on a screening laparoscopy.

    If you choose to have a screening laparoscopy we can look with a camera during the surgery and see if your tubes are repairable. If your tubes are not repairable or then we would offer you a refund of your surgical fee.

    For more information: Screening laparoscopy and surgery refund

    For more information: Screening laparoscopy and scar tissue

    Call us at (919) 977-5050 8am to 5pm eastern standard time and we would be happy to speak with you.

    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


Unique Reply

I want to become pregant again. I had a bilateral tubal is it possible I can become pregnant again.


    Dr. Monteith Reply

    We should be able to help you. We can reverse most tubal ligation procedures.

    The first step to see if you are a candidate is to send us your tubal ligation reports to us for a free review and we can let you know if you are a candidate for reversal surgery.

    Your reports can be obtained from the medical records department where your tubal ligation surgery was performed.

    We charge $6,900 total plus $150 to schedule and we are located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

    Patients pay in full and out-of-pocket at the time of scheduling. All you have to pay for in addition to the surgical fee is the cost of travel, hotel, and food.

    On average the chance of pregnancy after tubal ligation reversal is about 60% if you are under age 42.

    We do have a prepayment tubal reversal plan that allows you to save towards your reversal over a 3 year period.

    Although $6,900 seems expensive…the alternative treatment in-vitro fertilization (IVF) average $12,000 to $14,000 and is about 40% successful!

    The main advantage to tubal reversal is that every month you have a chance and you can become pregnant more than once.

    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

    Call us at (919) 977-5050 8am to 5pm eastern standard time and we would be happy to speak with you about tubal reversal at our facility.


Keturah Reply

I want to become pregnant again. I had a bilateral tubal is it possible I can become pregnant again.


    Dr. Monteith Reply

    We should be able to help you. We can reverse most tubal ligation procedures.

    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

    Call us at (919) 977-5050 8am to 5pm eastern standard time and we would be happy to speak with you about tubal reversal at our facility.


Amber Reply

I’m 33 and I really want to have a baby with my fiance I had my tubes tied in 2010 and I want to know what my chances are of having a baby or two after having the reversal surgery?


    Dr. Monteith Reply

    Amber
    We should be able to help you. We can reverse most tubal ligation procedures.

    The first step to see if you are a candidate is to send us your tubal ligation reports to us for a free review and we can let you know if you are a candidate for reversal surgery.

    Your reports can be obtained from the medical records department where your tubal ligation surgery was performed.

    We charge $6,900 total plus $150 to schedule and we are located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

    Patients pay in full and out-of-pocket at the time of scheduling. All you have to pay for in addition to the surgical fee is the cost of travel, hotel, and food.

    On average the chance of pregnancy after tubal ligation reversal is about 60% if you are under age 42.

    We do have a prepayment tubal reversal plan that allows you to save towards your reversal over a 3 year period.

    Although $6,900 seems expensive…the alternative treatment in-vitro fertilization (IVF) average $12,000 to $14,000 and is about 40% successful!

    The main advantage to tubal reversal is that every month you have a chance and you can become pregnant more than once.

    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

    Call us at (919) 977-5050 8am to 5pm eastern standard time and we would be happy to speak with you about tubal reversal at our facility.


      Brenda Shotts

      My tubes have been tied for quick a long time and I’m 58yrs young can I get my tubes untied


      Dr. Monteith

      We would not consider you a candidate at age 58 because you cannot become pregnant.

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