The reproductive results after reversal of tubal sterilization [Tubal Reanastomoz Sonrasí Gebelik Sonuçlarí]
Objective: To investigate whether tubal reanastamosis is an alternative to in vitro fertilization (IVF) for women wish to conceive after tubal ligation surgery. Material and Methods: The women referred to Suleyman Demirel University Hospital between January 2008 to January 2012 who underwent surgical sterilization but changed their decision to become pregnant again were searched. Thirty women who a reanastamosis operation performed included in the study. The fecundability rates and pregnancy outcomes of these patients were analysed. Results: The pregnancy rate after tubal reanastamosis in our clinic is 60%. 16.6% of these pregnancies resulted in abortus, 5.5% were ectopic pregnancies and 77.7% of them reached term. Conclusion: Besides its cost-efficiency, tubal recanalisation is a method with low rates of multiple pregnancy and ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, better patient compliance and success rates. Also it can offer a concomittant intervention possibility for endometrial polips, ovarian cysts, myomas or adhesions. If chosen according to right patient age, tubal lenght after ligation, hormone status, spermiogram of the partner, it may be a better option to IVF. Copyright © 2015 by Türkiye Klinikleri.