How ‘flushing’ fallopian tubes can improve fertility and reduce need for IVF

WOMEN'S HEALTH

Ben Moi, Professor Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Adelaide, explains his new research.


A technique that effectively “unblocks” a woman’s fallopian tubes by flushing them with liquid to help her conceive has been used for decades, with varying levels of success. Now a study has confirmed that the method significantly improves fertility, and that a certain type of fluid – one that is oil-based rather than water-based – shows strong results. The Conversation

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