What method of assisted reproduction can I become pregnant with after my pomeroy surgery?

Pomeroy and assisted reproduction.

It is very common for a large number of women who had pomeroy surgery or tubal ligation to want to regain their fertility, due in some cases to the redoing of their lives and wish to have children with their new partner.

Assisted reproduction 

Thanks to assisted reproduction techniques many couples have managed to fulfill the illusion of parenting, it is a set of medical techniques and treatment that aim to facilitate pregnancy when it is not achieved naturally because of fertility problems in patients.

For this it is important to have a clear diagnosis of the patient, since each case is different and the care must be personalized, in this sense when women arrive with pomeroy all possibilities should always be evaluated.


In specific cases of Pomeroy it is important to know the time that the patient has having performed the tubal ligation, as well as the age and type of tubal ligation, since this will depend on the type of treatment that will be most suitable and effective for the woman.

Methods for achieving pregnancy after a pomeroy

There are two methods to achieve pregnancy in women with tubal ligation, the first is the reversal of pomeroy or tubular reanastomosis and the second is in vitro fertilization.

Tubal reanastomosis

Tubular reanastomosis is the name given to pomeroy reversal surgery which consists of gathering the cut ends of the fallopian tubes by microsuptures and aims to regain permeability and get the egg and sperm to travel through them, it should be noted that it is a complex surgery and its success is very variable is very variable , since it should only be considered in young patients or with little time of tubal ligation, otherwise the percentage of effectiveness will be very low.

In vitro fertilization 

in vitro fertilization is the most recommended treatment because it has a high percentage of effectiveness in patients with pomeroy; since it is a treatment that takes the eggs directly from the ovaries to be fertilized in a laboratory, skipping the step of these passing through the fallopian tubes and then being implanted in the patient's uterus and unlike tubular Rheanastomosis, factors such as time age or type of ligature are not relevant.

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