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  • noun In pathology, the accumulation of serous liquid in a Fallopian tube.

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  • noun A distally blocked Fallopian tube filled with serous or clear fluid.


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hydro- +‎ salpinx


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  • Tubal abnormalities, including scar tissue, resulting from endometriosis, PID, or a previous ectopic pregnancy, as well as a condition known as hydrosalpinx, a complete tubal blockage

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  • (a condition called hydrosalpinx) should be left alone; conception in such a case is best achieved via a laboratory procedure, such as in vitro fertilization (IVF—see Chapter 21).

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  • A paper in January of 1998 showed only four Twelve women with a hydrosalpinx who had not deliveries in women with a hydrosalpinx who conceived with previous IVF attempts in that 1998 had undergone 47 IFV cycles (8. 5\%.)

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  • The success rate of tubes are very delicate structures that are surgical treatment of a tube that has become a responsible for picking up the egg and providing hydrosalpinx is usually very low. the site for fertilization and early embryo devel - opment.

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  • If there is severe damage, the results rate in the presence of hydrosalpinx compared to of surgery are frequently poor and 18. 2\% with tubal disease and no hydrosalpinx.

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  • Careful consideration should therefore performed on all patients with a hydrosalpinx be given to surgically correcting hydrosalpinges which communicate with the uterus prior to IVF. prior to attempting any IVF cycle.

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  • Their 29 IVF cycles following the surgery the negative e ect of the hydrosalpinx.

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  • This striking hydrosalpinx, but had never been through IVF di erence in the success rate seems to con rm before.

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  • This uid can be toxic to the embryos and can have a negative The negative e ect of hydrosalpinx has been e ect on the uterine lining.

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