Keywords: Saline infusion salpingography
, Infertility, Hysterosalpingography.
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They were confirmed by clinical practice and salpingography
. The patients were randomly divided into the experimental group and control group, with 58 cases in each group.
Kable, "A randomized, prospective, controlled study of laparoscopic dye studies and selective salpingography
as diagnostic tests of fallopian tube patency," Fertility and Sterility, vol.
The treatment, known as salpingography
and tubal catheterisation, involves using a catheter to inject a solution into the fallopian tubes to flush out, which is visible under X-ray.
Infertility in women: diagnostic evaluation with hystero salpingography
and other imaging techniques.
or hysteroscopic tubal recanalization can help confirm the diagnosis of true proximal tubal occlusion.
has been introduced at Heartlands Hospital as a minor outpatient operation which can treat proximally blocked fallopian tubes.
"I insert a double-balloon catheter for HSG, and after that I introduce a selective salpingography
catheter to reconfirm the diagnosis of proximal tubal occlusion.
You can have a salpingography
- that's an X-Ray of your tubes - or a laparoscopy, where a surgeon looks directly at your pelvic organs through a fibre-optic tube.
In 1989, Drazen et al (4) using sonographic salpingography
in 14 infertile subjects reported mixed results and they opined that HSG was still a routine procedure.