Prevalence of tubal obstruction in the hysterosalpingogram of women with primary and secondary infertility

Taimoora Al Subhi, Ruqaiya Nasser Al Jashnmi, Maha Al Khaduri, Vaidyanathan Gowri

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Background: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the fallopian tube of women with infertility and to observe whether there are any significant differences in the Hysterosalpingogram findings with regard to prevalence of tubal block in women with primary and secondary infertility. Methods: A retrospective study of unilateral and bilateral tubal obstruction in Hysterosalpingogram of women with primary and secondary infertility was carried out. Results: The frequencies of tubal obstruction were about 19% in women with primary infertility and 29% in secondary infertility. Chlamydia antigen positivity rate was similar in both groups. Ectopic pregnancy (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)214-216
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Reproduction and Infertility
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013



  • Chlamydia
  • Fallopian tube blockage
  • Hysterosalpingography
  • Infertility

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine

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