During laparoscopic unilateral salpingectomy, one or
two fallopian tubes are removed. This procedure is performed with a
minimally invasive method that utilizes a laparoscope (a small video camera)
and small instruments inserted through small incisions.
- Removal of fallopian
unilateral fallopian tube removal
Treated with Laparoscopic Unilateral Salpingectomy:
Laparoscopic unilateral salpingectomy may be
performed in cases of fallopian tube cancer or infection, a ruptured fallopian
tube, blocked fallopian tube or ectopic pregnancy.
An ectopic pregnancy may resolve on its own.
Surgical alternatives to laparoscopic unilateral salpingectomy include
salpingostomy, laparoscopic salpingostomy and open salpingectomy.
with Laparoscopic Unilateral Salpingectomy:
Laparoscopic unilateral salpingectomy is performed
under general anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely
unaware during the procedure.
Complications from Laparoscopic Unilateral Salpingectomy:
Possible risks following laparoscopic unilateral
salpingectomy include infection, bleeding and a negative reaction to the
after Laparoscopic Unilateral Salpingectomy:
The prognosis for a positive end result following
laparoscopic unilateral salpingectomy is good.
from Laparoscopic Unilateral Salpingectomy:
Total recovery from laparoscopic unilateral
salpingectomy takes three to four weeks.