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tubal implant is a small metal spring that is placed in each of the two
fallopian tubes without using surgery. It is guided through the vagina, cervix,
and uterus, and lodged in a fallopian tube. Over time, scar tissue grows around
the two implants and permanently blocks the tubes. This stops eggs from
traveling from the ovaries and down the fallopian tubes, where eggs are
normally fertilized by sperm.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRebecca Sue Uranga, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as ofJune 30, 2016
Current as of:
June 30, 2016
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Rebecca Sue Uranga, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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