Femi Olatunbosun MB FRCSC FACOG


Fallopian Tube Procedures for Infertility

A fallopian tube blockage typically prevents successful passage of the egg to the sperm, or the fertilized egg to the uterus. Surgery can be used to try to correct this common cause of infertility. The specific type of surgery depends on the location and extent of the fallopian tube blockage. Some tubal procedures can…

Infertility: Factors That Affect Treatment Success

Infertility treatment success is defined as the birth of a healthy infant. Major things that affect your chances of conceiving and carrying a healthy pregnancy with or without treatment include maternal age, how long you have been trying to conceive, and the cause of infertility. For more information, see the What…

Miscarriage

A miscarriage is the loss of a pregnancy during the first 20 weeks. It’s usually the body’s way of ending a problem pregnancy. A miscarriage can be hard to accept, but it’s no one’s fault and it can’t be prevented. You may need treatment if any tissue remains in the uterus after the miscarriage.

Hysterosalpingogram

A hysterosalpingogram is an X-ray test that examines the inside of the uterus, the fallopian tubes, and surrounding area. It often is done to look for a cause of female infertility. During a hysterosalpingogram, a special dye (contrast material) is injected through a thin flexible tube, or catheter, that is inserted…