TITLE

tuboplasty, transcervical balloon

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2249
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "tuboplasty, transcervical balloon" is presented. It refers to catheterization and dilation of the fallopian tubes, a method of treating infertility in women whose fallopian tubes are occluded proximally. A balloon catheter is inserted through the cervical of the uterus and into the fallopian tube to the point of occlusion in the tube.
ACCESSION #
21249663

 

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