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9.2a Corrective Surgeries for Wowen




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This article is from the Infertility FAQ, by Rebecca Smith Waddell bec@fertilityplus.org with numerous contributions by others.

9.2a Corrective Surgeries for Wowen

Laparoscopy: Often used to laser out endometriosis. Brief description
and personal experiences are posted at
http://www.fertilityplus.org/faq/itests.html#lap1

Hysteroscopy: used to remove fibroids and correct septums. Brief
description and personal experiences are posted at
http://www.fertilityplus.org/faq/itests.html#hyst1

Tuboplasty: Plastic or reconstructive surgery to correct abnormalities
in the fallopian tube.

Fimbrioplasty: Plastic surgery on the fimbria, finger-like projections
at the end of the fallopian tube that capture the egg from the ovary
and deliver it into the tube.

Ovarian drilling: Process of putting several holes in polycystic
ovaries to increase chances of ovulation.

Ovarian wedge resection: surgical removal of a portion of a polycystic
ovary to increase the chance of ovulation.



 

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