Committee opinion: role of tubal surgery in the era of assisted reproductive technology

This Practice Committee guideline provides recommendations regarding the use of surgical procedures for the treatment of tubal disease.

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The Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Vol 97, Issue 3 , Pages 539-545


There is a need to determine the optimal treatment methods for patients with tubal factor infertility. This document reviews the available treatments and discusses factors that must be considered when deciding between surgical repair versus in vitro fertilization. This document replaces the 2008 document of the same name.

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Fertility and Sterility

Editorial Office, American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Fertility and Sterility┬« is an international journal for obstetricians, gynecologists, reproductive endocrinologists, urologists, basic scientists and others who treat and investigate problems of infertility and human reproductive disorders.