US-guided fallopian tube catheterization

Amy S. Thurmond, Phillip E. Patton, Denise M. Hector, Maria K. Jones

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Ultrasound-guided fallopian tube catheterization was performed in seven women a total of 14 times. The women had normal-appearing fallopian tubes at hysterosalpingography and received sperm via the catheter as a way to overcome their inability to conceive. Techniques similar to those used for fluoroscopically guided fallopian tube catheterization were used. Forty-three percent of fallopian tubes were successfully catheterized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)571-572
Number of pages2
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1991


  • Catheters and catheterization, technology
  • Fallopian tubes, US studies, 854.12986
  • Fallopian tubes, interventional procedure, 853.12986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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