Laparoscopic Salpingectomy

Laparoscopic salpingectomy is a surgery that requires small incisions to remove one or both the fallopian tubes. A laparoscope is inserted into the abdomen through small incisions, and this instrument has a light and camera to see the uterus and fallopian tubes. After removing the fallopian tube, excess fluid, and blood, the doctor closes the small incisions.

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Can I get pregnant, and how much menstrual bleeding will I have if one fallopian tube is removed?

Query: Hi doctor,I had my left fallopian tube removed due to an ectopic pregnancy. How could I get pregnant if the egg gets released from my left ovary? It does not have a tube to travel and fuse with the sperm.My second question is, how much will I bleed during menstruation as I do not have a fallopian tu...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Fallopian tubes are mobile and active parts of your reproductive tract. When one tube is absent, the other can move over to the opposite ovary and pick up an available egg. It is said that fertility could be slightly reduced, bu...  Read Full »

If hydrosalpinx in one fallopian tube is left untreated, will another tube also get affected?

Query: Hi doctor, If hydrosalpinx in one fallopian tube is left untreated, will another tube also get affected?Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The most common causes of hydrosalpinx are pelvic inflammatory disease or pelvic infection. It is advisable to take antibiotics for two weeks before planing salpingectomy. Also, there are high chances that when one fallopian tube is affected, the other tube will ...  Read Full »

Can hydrosalpinx be treated without surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with bilateral hydrosalpinx, and the doctor suggested a bilateral salpingectomy as a treatment option. I just wanted to know the treatment option other than the mentioned one. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Nikitha Murthy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). Your hysterosalpingogram (HSG) shows dilatation on both sides of the tube with fluid-filled in it. This is called hydrosalpinx. Both the tubes are therefore blocked. ...  Read Full »

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