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Tubal abnormalities on hysterosalpingography in primary and secondary infertility.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16918185     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: Hysterosalpingography (HSG) is an imaging modality used in assessing the fallopian tubes of patients with infertility. There have been reports suggesting that tubal pathologies may be responsible for most cases of secondary infertility. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the fallopian tube of women with infertility and to observe if there are significant differences in the tubal findings in primary and secondary infertility. METHODOLOGY: One hundred and twenty (120) patients attending the outpatient fertility clinics in University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, (UITH) Nigeria were studied; Twenty-four (20%) presented with primary infertility and Ninety-six (80%) with secondary infertility. All the patients had HSG. RESULTS: A total of 48(40%) patients out of the 120 studied had a tubal pathology, out of which 43 (44.8%) had secondary infertility and 5(20.8%) had primary infertility. Tubal pathology was found to be significantly associated with secondary infertility than primary infertility (P< 0.05, Odds ratio = 3, CI = 95%).
Authors:
T O Bello
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  West African journal of medicine     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0189-160X     ISO Abbreviation:  West Afr J Med     Publication Date:    2006 Apr-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-08-21     Completed Date:  2006-10-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301891     Medline TA:  West Afr J Med     Country:  Nigeria    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  130-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Lautech College of Health Sciences, Oshogbo. bellotope@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Contrast Media
Diatrizoate Meglumine / diagnostic use
Fallopian Tube Diseases / complications*,  radiography*
Female
Humans
Hysterosalpingography*
Infertility, Female / etiology*
Nigeria
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media; 131-49-7/Diatrizoate Meglumine

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