Infertility surgery is dead: only the obituary remains?

Eve C. Feinberg, Eric D. Levens, Alan H. DeCherney*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Despite the multiple advantages of assisted reproductive technology compared with surgery, there remain several diagnoses for which surgery is still widely performed: distal tubal occlusion, regret of permanent sterilization, and endometriosis. Assisted reproductive technology is superior to surgery and should be offered as first-line treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)232-236
Number of pages5
JournalFertility and Sterility
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Reproductive Medicine


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