Primary microsurgery for postinflammatory tubal infertility.

  title={Primary microsurgery for postinflammatory tubal infertility.},
  author={Lloyd A. Jacobs and Jennifer Thie and Phillip E. Patton and Trevor John Williams},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  volume={50 6},
  • Lloyd A. Jacobs, Jennifer Thie, +1 author Trevor John Williams
  • Published in Fertility and sterility 1988
  • Medicine
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease is a common cause of tubal infertility. The pregnancy outcomes in 161 patients who underwent primary microsurgical tuboplasty for postinflammatory tubal disease at the Mayo Clinic from 1977 through 1981 were evaluated. The outcome (3-year rate) was evaluated for each category of microsurgical procedures. The proximal anastomosis group had a conception rate of 71% (50% live births, 30% spontaneous abortions, 6% ectopic pregnancies). The terminal salpingoneostomy group… CONTINUE READING

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