Tuboplasty is a procedure which is performed to reverse blocked fallopian tubes. The Blockage are formed due to infections like PID (Pelvic Inflammatory Disease). Fallopian tubes are part of the female reproduction system; they are responsible for delivering the egg (ova) from ovaries to the uterus. Therefore, blockage in the fallopian tubes may lead to infertility and tuboplasty can increase chances of getting pregnant if infertility is caused due to fallopian blockage


Tuboplasy is safe procedure compares to other surgeries .It has the highest success rate of 95%. The risks involved with tuboplasty are as follows:

  • Damage to organs near the fallopian tube
  • Bleeding

Another major risk of tuboplasty is ectopic pregnancy. Ectopic pregnancy is a case of pregnancy in which the fertilized egg starts to grow & develop in the fallopian tube (or any place other than the womb). Such a pregnancy can’t be continued as a normal pregnancy and if not managed, it poses danger to the mother.


Tuboplasty are done by 2 methods Laparoscopy or Laparotomy, depending on the location and extent of the block. Both methods are done under general anaesthesia.

The following procedure is normally followed during a tuboplasty:

A laparoscopic  is a safe and effective surgery to perform tuboplasty. While doing surgery a surgeon will examine the affected areas and remove the blocks in fallopian tubesThe recommended hospital stay is 1 – 2 days and the recovery time is about 1 -2 weeks.

A laparotomy is done either through an open abdominal procedure, or with laparoscopy, during which the surgeon has direct access to all the structures of the pelvis. This procedure needs high expertise and training.The recommended hospital Stay is 3 – 4 days and recovery time is about 4-6 weeks.


The recovery time depends on the particular complication of the case. Or the surgery performed. The patient may eat and walk the same day. The best time to conceive after such a surgery is during the months following the surgery. However you must consult your doctor about the same.

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The information provided should be used in complement with advice or information from a health professional & does not replace it.


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