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REVIEW ARTICLE

Role of Falloposcopy in the Management of Subfertility

Bello L Zainab

Citation Information : Zainab BL. Role of Falloposcopy in the Management of Subfertility. World J Lap Surg 2012; 5 (1):16-20.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10007-1142

Published Online: 01-04-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Aim

To review the technique and results of falloposcopy and compare it with the conventional methods used in the evaluation of tubal subfertility.

Data source

Electronic library, SpringerLink, PubMed, Google, HighWire, eMedicine and materials from World Laparoscopy Hospital.

Study selection

Studies involving the use of falloposcopy in assessing tubal status were reviewed and compared with conventional methods.

Data synthesis

Falloposcopy gives an excellent assessment of tubal functional status accurately and provides treatment for minor tubal disease and sorts out patients who need IVF for early referral.

Conclusion

There is no doubt, falloposcopy is a gold standard in assessing functional status of the fallopian tube accurately, provides treatment in selected cases and detects patients that needs IVF and refers them in good time but expertize and further training is required to make the procedure routine in the evaluation of subfertility.

How to cite this article

Zainab BL. Role of Falloposcopy in the Management of Subfertility. World J Lap Surg 2012;5(1): 16-20.


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