fallopian tube diseases

Summary

Summary: Diseases involving the FALLOPIAN TUBES including neoplasms (FALLOPIAN TUBE NEOPLASMS); SALPINGITIS; tubo-ovarian abscess; and blockage.

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  1. Papaioannou S, Afnan M, Jafettas J. Tubal assessment tests: still have not found what we are looking for. Reprod Biomed Online. 2007;15:376-82 pubmed
    ..Many questions remain, which, despite the increasing success of IVF, will continue to challenge and stimulate specialists and the public, who are interested in ways to maximize spontaneous as opposed to assisted fertility...
  2. Caceres A, McCarus S. Fallopian tube prolapse after total laparoscopic hysterectomy. Obstet Gynecol. 2008;112:494-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Fallopian tube prolapse is an uncommon but reported complication after laparoscopic hysterectomy...
  3. Basu D, Ward S. Post-hysterectomy fallopian tube prolapse--a diagnostic pitfall. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2007;27:324 pubmed
  4. Fan Q, Liu Z, Lang J, Sun D, Leng J, Zhu L, et al. Fallopian tube prolapse following hysterectomy. Chin Med Sci J. 2006;21:20-3 pubmed
    ..To investigate the clinical diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of fallopian tube prolapse (FTP) after hysterectomy...
  5. Ingber M, Firoozi F, Goldman H, Moore C, Vasavada S, Rackley R. Fallopian tube prolapse presenting as a peritoneovaginal fistula. Can J Urol. 2010;17:5117-9 pubmed
    ..Likewise, fallopian tube prolapse is an uncommon but known complication of hysterectomy. Fallopian tube prolapse resulting in peritoneal leakage has yet to be reported in the literature...
  6. Perquin D, Beersma M, de Craen A, Helmerhorst F. The value of Chlamydia trachomatis-specific IgG antibody testing and hysterosalpingography for predicting tubal pathology and occurrence of pregnancy. Fertil Steril. 2007;88:224-6 pubmed
    ..The diagnostic accuracy and prognostic value of both C. trachomatis-specific IgG antibody testing and HSG are comparable but show poor performance...
  7. Tiitinen A, Surcel H, Halttunen M, Birkelund S, Bloigu A, Christiansen G, et al. Chlamydia trachomatis and chlamydial heat shock protein 60-specific antibody and cell-mediated responses predict tubal factor infertility. Hum Reprod. 2006;21:1533-8 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the role of Chlamydia trachomatis-induced humoral and cell-mediated immune (CMI) responses in predicting tubal factor infertility (TFI)...
  8. Keltz M, Gera P, Moustakis M. Chlamydia serology screening in infertility patients. Fertil Steril. 2006;85:752-4 pubmed
  9. Lyons R, Saridogan E, Djahanbakhch O. The reproductive significance of human Fallopian tube cilia. Hum Reprod Update. 2006;12:363-72 pubmed

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  1. Nohuz E, Pouly J, Bolandard F, Rabischong B, Jardon K, Cotte B, et al. [Fertiloscopy: Clermont-Ferrand's experiment]. Gynecol Obstet Fertil. 2006;34:894-9 pubmed
    ..Evaluation of fertiloscopy's place in the management of female infertility...
  2. Fox R, Kassab A, Sankar A. Ascending peritonitis associated with Fallopian tube prolapse following hysterectomy. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2008;28:456 pubmed publisher
  3. den Hartog J, Lardenoije C, Severens J, Land J, Evers J, Kessels A. Screening strategies for tubal factor subfertility. Hum Reprod. 2008;23:1840-8 pubmed publisher
  4. Wang W, Stassen F, Surcel H, Ohman H, Tiitinen A, Paavonen J, et al. Analyses of polymorphisms in the inflammasome-associated NLRP3 and miRNA-146A genes in the susceptibility to and tubal pathology of Chlamydia trachomatis infection. Drugs Today (Barc). 2009;45 Suppl B:95-103 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, the mutant NLRP3 A allele is a risk factor for the development of symptoms, specifically lower abdominal pain, after a C. trachomatis infection in women attending an STD clinic...
  5. Savelli L, Pollastri P, Guerrini M, Villa G, Manuzzi L, Mabrouk M, et al. Tolerability, side effects, and complications of hysterosalpingocontrast sonography (HyCoSy). Fertil Steril. 2009;92:1481-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the tolerability, side effects and complications of hysterosalpingocontrast sonography (HyCoSy)...
  6. Hjelholt A, Christiansen G, Johannesson T, Ingerslev H, Birkelund S. Tubal factor infertility is associated with antibodies against Chlamydia trachomatis heat shock protein 60 (HSP60) but not human HSP60. Hum Reprod. 2011;26:2069-76 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim was to investigate whether antibodies to human HSP60 are associated with TFI, and to evaluate antibody testing in TFI diagnosis...
  7. Lo K, Law L, Yip S. The role of laparoscopic surgery in the management of tubal prolapse: a 7 case series and literature review. Surg Innov. 2007;14:24-6 pubmed
    ..Laparoscopic surgery has a role in cases with dense intraperitoneal adhesions. It safely enables the mobilization of the prolapsed tube, allowing complete removal of the structure and resolution of symptoms...
  8. Uqaili S, Thackare H, Bonduelle M. Fallopian tube prolapse. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2006;26:176-7 pubmed
  9. El Hakim E, Epee M, Draycott T, Gordon U, Akande V. Significance of positive Chlamydia serology in women with normal-looking Fallopian tubes. Reprod Biomed Online. 2009;19:847-51 pubmed
    ..These findings suggest that laparoscopic findings and not Chlamydia serological titres are the key to prognosis...
  10. Vlahakis Miliaras E, Miliaras D, Koutsoumis G, Miliaras S, Spyridakis I, Papadopoulos M. Paratubal cysts in young females as an incidental finding in laparotomies performed for right lower quadrant abdominal pain. Pediatr Surg Int. 1998;13:141-2 pubmed
    ..This approach also allows detection of other pathological lesions of the right adnexa that often produce symptoms similar to acute appendicitis...
  11. Gijsen A, Land J, Goossens V, Leffers P, Bruggeman C, Evers J. Chlamydia pneumoniae and screening for tubal factor subfertility. Hum Reprod. 2001;16:487-91 pubmed
    ..Therefore it was suggested that C. pneumoniae antibodies may be the cause of false positive CAT results. Remarkably, tubal pathology was more common in patients who had antibodies to both C. trachomatis and C. pneumoniae...
  12. Gijsen A, Land J, Goossens V, Slobbe M, Bruggeman C. Chlamydia antibody testing in screening for tubal factor subfertility: the significance of IgG antibody decline over time. Hum Reprod. 2002;17:699-703 pubmed
    ..e. negative Chlamydia antibody tests in patients with tubal pathology at laparoscopy. The present study was performed to determine whether decline in C. trachomatis IgG antibodies over time is responsible for those false negative results...
  13. Tjalma W. Surgical management of tubal prolapse. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2003;83:207-8 pubmed
  14. Chen M, Yang J, Yang Y, Ho H. Increased occurrence of tubo-ovarian abscesses in women with stage III and IV endometriosis. Fertil Steril. 2004;82:498-9 pubmed
    ..Women who had stage III-IV endometriosis and who were nulliparous or who had delivered no more than two children were much more likely to develop tubo-ovarian abscesses than those without endometriosis...
  15. Cohen C, Sinei S, Reilly M, Bukusi E, Eschenbach D, Holmes K, et al. Effect of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection upon acute salpingitis: a laparoscopic study. J Infect Dis. 1998;178:1352-8 pubmed
    ..Among patients with acute salpingitis, likelihood of TOA was related to HIV-1 infection and advanced immunosuppression. In general, HIV-1-seropositive women with acute salpingitis responded well to treatment...
  16. Brosens I, Campo R, Gordts S. Office hydrolaparoscopy for the diagnosis of endometriosis and tubal infertility. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 1999;11:371-7 pubmed
    ..Transvaginal hydrolaparoscopy can be performed in the office setting in combination with minihysteroscopy, tubal patency test and salpingoscopy, offering major advantages for the diagnosis of pelvic disease in patients with infertility...
  17. Michal M, Rokyta Z, Mejchar B, Pelikan K, Kummel M, Mukensnabl P. Prolapse of the fallopian tube after hysterectomy associated with exuberant angiomyofibroblastic stroma response: a diagnostic pitfall. Virchows Arch. 2000;437:436-9 pubmed
  18. Heatley M, Russell P. Florid cystic endosalpingiosis of the uterus. J Clin Pathol. 2001;54:399-400 pubmed
    ..This lesion is to be distinguished from other benign conditions including multicystic mesothelioma, endometriosis, endocervicosis, florid deep glands of the uterine cervix, and deep Nabothian cysts of the uterine cervix...
  19. Van Voorhis W, Barrett L, Sweeney Y, Kuo C, Patton D. Repeated Chlamydia trachomatis infection of Macaca nemestrina fallopian tubes produces a Th1-like cytokine response associated with fibrosis and scarring. Infect Immun. 1997;65:2175-82 pubmed
  20. Song Y, Kang J, Park M. Fallopian tube prolapse misdiagnosed as vault granulation tissue: a report of three cases. Pathol Res Pract. 2005;201:819-22 pubmed
    ..It is necessary to receive a pathologic confirmation by performing vaginal biopsy when fallopian tube prolapse is clinically suspected, thus preventing misdiagnosis...
  21. Lenglet Y, Botchorishvili R, Roman H, Canis M, Rabishong B, Mage G. [Pyosalpingitis after interadnexal laparoscopic hysterectomy. Two cases]. Gynecol Obstet Fertil. 2005;33:768-71 pubmed
    ..Diagnosis was not easy, clinically suspected with the transvaginal ultrasonography, and confirmed by celioscopy. It may be helped by biopsy. The laparoscopic management was carried out without complications...
  22. Varnholt H, Otis C, Nucci M, Johari V. Fallopian tube prolapse mimicking aggressive angiomyxoma. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2005;24:292-4 pubmed
    ..Condensation of eosinophilic fibrils around medium sized vessels was marked. This case of fallopian tube prolapse shows an unusual resemblance of aggressive angiomyxoma and thus poses a diagnostic pitfall...
  23. Rosenthal D, Cheung V. Fallopian tube prolapse after laparoscopic resection of pelvic endometriosis. Obstet Gynecol. 2005;105:808-9 pubmed
    ..Fallopian tube prolapse is an unusual but often reported complication after hysterectomy. This problem has not yet been reported in a patient undergoing laparoscopy but not hysterectomy...
  24. den Hartog J, Land J, Stassen F, Kessels A, Bruggeman C. Serological markers of persistent C. trachomatis infections in women with tubal factor subfertility. Hum Reprod. 2005;20:986-90 pubmed
    ..We studied whether serological markers, assumed to be associated with persistent C. trachomatis infections, could identify subfertile women at risk of tubal pathology...
  25. Aliyu M, Aliyu S, Salihu H. Female genital tuberculosis: a global review. Int J Fertil Womens Med. 2004;49:123-36 pubmed
  26. Shibahara H, Takamizawa S, Hirano Y, Ayustawati -, Takei Y, Fujiwara H, et al. Relationships between Chlamydia trachomatis antibody titers and tubal pathology assessed using transvaginal hydrolaparoscopy in infertile women. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2003;50:7-12 pubmed
    ..This study was performed to investigate the relationships between Chlamydia trachomatis antibody titers and tubal pathology assessed using THL in infertile women...
  27. Terada Y, Murakami T, Nakamura S, Sato Y, Niikura H, Ito K, et al. Isolated torsion of the distal part of the fallopian tube in a premenarcheal 12 year old girl: a case report. Tohoku J Exp Med. 2004;202:239-43 pubmed
    ..Laparoscopic inspection/surgery appears to be the most suitable management...
  28. Kinnunen A, Surcel H, Lehtinen M, Karhukorpi J, Tiitinen A, Halttunen M, et al. HLA DQ alleles and interleukin-10 polymorphism associated with Chlamydia trachomatis-related tubal factor infertility: a case-control study. Hum Reprod. 2002;17:2073-8 pubmed
    ..The relationship between Chlamydia trachomatis tubal factor infertility (TFI) and the host's immunoregulatory genes was studied...
  29. Cicinelli E, Matteo M, Causio F, Schonauer L, Pinto V, Galantino P. Tolerability of the mini-pan-endoscopic approach (transvaginal hydrolaparoscopy and minihysteroscopy) versus hysterosalpingography in an outpatient infertility investigation. Fertil Steril. 2001;76:1048-51 pubmed
  30. Piacenza J, Salsano F. Post-hysterectomy fallopian tube prolapse. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2001;98:253-5 pubmed
    ..Following surgery, complete symptom resolution is usually observed and no recurrence has been reported...
  31. Taylor R, Berkowitz J, McComb P. Role of laparoscopic salpingostomy in the treatment of hydrosalpinx. Fertil Steril. 2001;75:594-600 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the relative impact of various historical, physical, and operative factors on pregnancy outcome using a multivariate statistical analysis...
  32. Shukla R. Isolated torsion of the hydrosalpinx: a rare presentation. Br J Radiol. 2004;77:784-6 pubmed
    ..Torsion of the Fallopian tube is a rare event in the perimenopausal age group. It should however be included in the differential diagnosis of lower abdominal pain and recognition of imaging features may allow early surgical intervention...
  33. den Hartog J, Land J, Stassen F, Slobbe van Drunen M, Kessels A, Bruggeman C. The role of chlamydia genus-specific and species-specific IgG antibody testing in predicting tubal disease in subfertile women. Hum Reprod. 2004;19:1380-4 pubmed
    ..We evaluated whether measuring chlamydia genus- and species-specific immunoglobulin (Ig) G antibodies might improve the predictive value of C. trachomatis antibody testing (CAT) in screening for distal tubal pathology (DTP)...
  34. Mol B, Dijkman B, Wertheim P, Lijmer J, van der Veen F, Bossuyt P. The accuracy of serum chlamydial antibodies in the diagnosis of tubal pathology: a meta-analysis. Fertil Steril. 1997;67:1031-7 pubmed
    ..To assess the discriminative capacity of Chlamydia antibody titers in the diagnosis of tubed pathology in subfertile patients...
  35. Akande V, Hunt L, Cahill D, Caul E, Ford W, Jenkins J. Tubal damage in infertile women: prediction using chlamydia serology. Hum Reprod. 2003;18:1841-7 pubmed
    ..The study explores the relationship between serum chlamydia antibody titres (CATs) and detection of tubal damage in infertile women...
  36. Isci H, Güdücü N, Gönenç G, Basgul A. Isolated tubal torsion in pregnancy--a rare case. Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2011;38:272-3 pubmed
    ..Here we present a case of isolated tubal torsion in a term pregnancy managed by salpingectomy and cesarean section simultaneously. As far as we know this will be the 20th case of reported isolated tubal torsion in pregnancy. ..
  37. Kobayashi Y, Takeuchi H, Kitade M, Kikuchi I, Sato Y, Kinoshita K. Pathological study of Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome evaluated from fallopian tube damage. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2006;32:280-5 pubmed
    ..Our study indicated that the severity of tubal dysfunctions associated with FHCS is determined by the host's reactivity to CT. ..
  38. Chang H, Suh C. Ectopic pregnancy after assisted reproductive technology: what are the risk factors?. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2010;22:202-7 pubmed publisher
    ..How each factor contributes to the risk of occurring ectopic pregnancy after assisted reproductive technology is uncertain and needs further investigation. ..
  39. den Hartog J, Lyons J, Ouburg S, Fennema J, de Vries H, Bruggeman C, et al. TLR4 in Chlamydia trachomatis infections: knockout mice, STD patients and women with tubal factor subfertility. Drugs Today (Barc). 2009;45 Suppl B:75-82 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, both the murine model and the human immunogenetics studies show a slight effect upon TLR4 deficiency in the severity of infection but not in the susceptibility to infection. ..
  40. Carrascosa P, Capuñay C, Vallejos J, Baronio M, Carrascosa J. Virtual hysterosalpingography: experience with over 1000 consecutive patients. Abdom Imaging. 2011;36:1-14 pubmed publisher
    ..In this article, we review the VHSG technique and describe normal and pathologic findings. ..
  41. Taneja S, Sidhu R, Khurana A, Sekhon R, Mehta A, Jena A. MRI appearance of florid cystic endosalpingiosis of the uterus: a case report. Korean J Radiol. 2010;11:476-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We report here the MR imaging appearance of a case of florid cystic endosalpingiosis. ..
  42. Maclachlan N, Hunt G, Fowkes S, Frost M, Miller J, Purcell Jones G, et al. Successful treatment of infertility in a female Sumatran orangutan Pongo abelii. Zoo Biol. 2017;36:132-135 pubmed publisher
    ..The female went on to deliver a healthy offspring. We suggest that these techniques should be considered for other infertile females in the global captive population. ..
  43. Hamed H, Shahin A, Elsamman A. Hysterosalpingo-contrast sonography versus radiographic hysterosalpingography in the evaluation of tubal patency. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2009;105:215-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The HyCoSy procedure is well tolerated and can be used as a primary tool for the evaluation of tubal patency in infertile women. ..
  44. Lindborg L, Thorburn J, Bergh C, Strandell A. Influence of HyCoSy on spontaneous pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial. Hum Reprod. 2009;24:1075-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Tubal investigation with sonography using water-soluble contrast has a function as a diagnostic procedure but not in terms of increasing pregnancy rates in subfertile patients. ISRCTN20715945. ..
  45. Molinaro T, Shaunik A, Lin K, Sammel M, Barnhart K. A strict infertility diagnosis has poor agreement with the clinical diagnosis entered into the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology registry. Fertil Steril. 2009;92:2088-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on a recent review of the medical literature, a clinical diagnosis of infertility may not agree with strict criteria. Standardized definitions of diagnostic categories are essential for accurate patient prognosis and future research. ..
  46. Ibekwe P, Udensi A, Imo A. Hysterosalpingographic findings in patients with infertility in South eastern Nigeria. Niger J Med. 2010;19:165-7 pubmed
    ..The study aims to evaluate the findings at HSG in patients presenting with infertility at the Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria...
  47. DasGupta S, Ghosh S, Sengupta S, Sarkar R. Tubo-ovarian Actinomycosis: a case report with brief review of literature. Indian J Med Sci. 2010;64:329-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Sometimes, it can even mimic an advanced pelvic malignancy. Therefore, the gynecologist should consider the possibility of this infection to spare the patient from morbidity of radical surgical procedure. ..
  48. Tan S, Lin C, Fu P, Liu Y, Sun C, Chang C, et al. Robotic surgery in complicated gynecologic diseases: experience of Tri-Service General Hospital in Taiwan. Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2012;51:18-25 pubmed publisher
    ..However, our experiences do show that robotic surgery is feasible and safe for patients with complicated gynecologic diseases. ..
  49. Thébault N, Broux P, Moy L, Vialard J. [Utilization of Essure® micro-insert for hydrosalpynx occlusion in infertile women]. J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris). 2012;41:145-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Hydrosalpinges occlusion by Essure(®) device might be an easy and safe alternative to laparoscopic treatment, with successful results on fertility and without adverse effects on pregnancy outcomes. ..
  50. Bukar M, Mustapha Z, Takai U, Tahir A. Hysterosalpingographic findings in infertile women: a seven year review. Niger J Clin Pract. 2011;14:168-70 pubmed publisher
    ..To review the hysterosalpingographic (HSG) findings in women investigated for infertility in a tertiary center in north eastern Nigeria...
  51. Alanbay I, Dede M, Karasahin E, Ustun Y, Yenen M, Baser I. Herniation of fallopian tube through perforated uterine wall during previous first trimester surgical abortion in an infertile patient. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2009;35:997-9 pubmed publisher
    ..During these procedures, herniation of the right tube and infundibulopelvic ligament into the uterine cavity were observed. The herniation was repaired through a minilaparotomy incision. ..
  52. Hwang J, Hong J, Lee J. Ovarian and vesical actinomycosis: a case report and literature review. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2009;279:591-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Histopathological examination revealed a tubo-ovarian abscess and a bladder mass with colonies of actinomycoses. ..
  53. Vegheş S, Lupaşcu I, David C, Vişan V, Vasiliu V. [Specifics of therapy of tubal infertility in patients with endometriosis]. Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi. 2005;109:542-7 pubmed
    ..The pathway is mechanic as well as chemical and it justifies the combined therapy. There are better results, as fertility prognosis in patients with endometriosis that receive both, surgical and medical therapy...
  54. Laroche J, Mottet N, Malincenco M, Gay C, Royer P, Riethmuller D. [Successive ectopic pregnancies associated with tubal shistosomiasis in a French traveler]. Pan Afr Med J. 2016;23:18 pubmed publisher
    ..The first event was discovered after histologic examination of salpingectomy and the second event required a controlateral salpingotomy with an injection of methotrexate, two months later. ..
  55. Duncan D, Rambally B, Lininger R, DiFurio M. Displaced granulosa cells in the fallopian tube mistaken for metastatic granulosa cell tumor. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2013;32:35-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Knowledge of this rare occurrence and the use of immunohistochemical staining are paramount to making a correct diagnosis, thus preventing a misdiagnosis of malignancy and possible unnecessary treatment...
  56. Lakhman Y, Akin O, Sohn M, Zheng J, Moskowitz C, Iyer R, et al. Early postoperative CT as a prognostic biomarker in patients with advanced ovarian, tubal, and primary peritoneal cancer deemed optimally debulked at primary cytoreductive surgery. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012;198:1453-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this article is to determine whether early postoperative CT provides prognostic information in patients with advanced ovarian, tubal, or primary peritoneal carcinoma with optimal debulking reported at primary cytoreduction...
  57. Kakizawa H, Toyota N, Hieda M, Hirai N, Tachikake T, Matsuura N, et al. Gynecologic abscess: CT-guided percutaneous drainage. Hiroshima J Med Sci. 2006;55:97-100 pubmed
    ..CT-guided PAD may be a useful treatment option for gynecologic abscess as a diagnostic aspiration, a temporizing procedure until surgery, or an alternative surgery...
  58. Chohan L, Ramirez M, Wray C, Kilpatrick C. Laparoscopic management of fallopian tube torsion at 35 weeks of gestation: case report. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2011;18:390-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Isolated fallopian tube torsion requiring surgical intervention in pregnancy is rare. Herein is reported a case of fallopian tube torsion that was managed laparoscopically at 35 weeks of gestation...
  59. Socolov D, Boian I, Boiculese L, Tamba B, Anghelache Lupascu I, Socolov R. Comparison of the pain experienced by infertile women undergoing hysterosalpingo contrast sonography or radiographic hysterosalpingography. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2010;111:256-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the pain and cause of pain experienced by women undergoing hysterosalpingography (HSG) and contrast hysterosalpingo sonography (HyCoSy) with air in a saline solution for the assessment of uterine and tubal patency...
  60. Strandell A. Treatment of hydrosalpinx in the patient undergoing assisted reproduction. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2007;19:360-5 pubmed
    ..Patients with hydrosalpinx are a recognized group with poor prognosis in in-vitro fertilization. This review presents evidence for the effectiveness of different treatment options...
  61. Mekaru K, Yagi C, Asato K, Masamoto H, Sakumoto K, Aoki Y. Hysteroscopic tubal catheterization under laparoscopy for proximal tubal obstruction. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2011;284:1573-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the fertility outcomes of infertile patients having proximal tubal obstruction treated with hysteroscopic tubal catheterization (HCT) for recanalization under diagnostic laparoscopy...
  62. White J, Raffel C, Blackwell R. A case of infertility in a patient with a ventriculoperitoneal shunt. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2007;43:146-8 pubmed
    ..A case of infertility is presented that was thought to result from factors related to the distal end of a VP shunt residing within a patient's abdomen...
  63. Schippert C, Soergel P, Staboulidou I, Bassler C, Gagalick S, Hillemanns P, et al. The risk of ectopic pregnancy following tubal reconstructive microsurgery and assisted reproductive technology procedures. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2012;285:863-71 pubmed publisher
    ..1 and 11%. EP is also an adverse effect of tubal surgery with incidences up to 40% depending on the type, location, and severity of tubal disease and the surgical procedure...
  64. Watrelot A, Chauvin G. Current practice in tubal surgery and adhesion management: a review. Reprod Biomed Online. 2011;23:53-62 pubmed publisher
  65. Pavone M, Hirshfeld Cytron J, Kazer R. The progressive simplification of the infertility evaluation. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2011;66:31-41 pubmed publisher
    ..The role of routine diagnostic laparoscopy and hysteroscopy is also reviewed...
  66. Shirokane M, Kikuchi F, Satomi M, Suzuki S. Isolated torsion of a left normal fallopian tube during pregnancy. J Nippon Med Sch. 2011;78:40-1 pubmed
    ..Although uncommon, especially on the left side, torsion of the fallopian tube should be included in the differential diagnosis of abdominal pain during pregnancy...
  67. Powers K, Lazarou G, Greston W, Mikhail M. Rupture of a tuboovarian abscess into the anterior abdominal wall: a case report. J Reprod Med. 2007;52:235-7 pubmed
    ..Rupture of a tuboovarian abscess is a life-threatening emergency. The current standard of care is surgery to manage the onset of peritonitis and sepsis...
  68. Kaur H, Levinsky E, Colgan T. Papillary syncytial metaplasia of fallopian tube endometriosis: a potential pitfall in the diagnosis of serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2013;137:126-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Papillary syncytial metaplasia may resemble TIC and should be considered in cases of proliferative lesions of the tubal epithelium...
  69. Gordts S. New developments in reproductive surgery. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2013;27:431-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Continuous training and accreditation programmes for reproductive technologies and surgery are more important than ever...
  70. Kim M, Rha S, Oh S, Jung S, Lee Y, Kim Y, et al. MR Imaging findings of hydrosalpinx: a comprehensive review. Radiographics. 2009;29:495-507 pubmed publisher
    ..Understanding the pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of conditions associated with hydrosalpinx may aid in the timely diagnosis of complex adnexal masses at MR imaging, enabling avoidance of unnecessary procedures...