Dr. Joseph Hazan, M.D. F.A.C.O.G.

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The 5 Main Types of Tuboplasty Surgery

Thanks to modern technology and medical advances there are many type of fertility treatments in the world today. Tuboplasty refers to surgical operations that are meant to fix the functionality and integrity of a woman’s Fallopian tube in order for the woman to be able to achieve successful pregnancy.

Approximately 25% of all infertile couples are […]


In cases where an Essure device was placed for sterilization, a special Tubal Reversal procedure is needed. Essure was implemented starting in 2002 and is infrequently associated with chronic pelvic pain, severe menstrual cramping and some discomfort. Other symptoms could include rash, weight gain, hair loss and joint pains. Rarely, the source of the symptoms […]

What You Need to Know About Fertility Options

Learning that you may not be able to conceive can be a very painful diagnosis, but it does not mean that you have to lose hope. Infertility is diagnosed when a couple cannot conceive after one year of trying, regardless of the cause. There are still numerous options after you have been diagnosed as infertile, […]

3 of the Most Common Causes of Infertility

In order to understand what fertility treatment options are out there, you must first learn about the different causes of infertility — the failure to conceive (regardless of cause) after one year of trying.

Here are just a few of the most common causes.

Endometriosis is an often painful disorder in which the endometrium — the tissue […]


Endometriosis affects females of the reproductive age. The inner lining ofthe uterus is called endometrium. This inner lining is normally built up monthly and shed during the period. Endometriosis consists of this type of endometrial tissue being found outside the uterus, in various areas. It usually manifests itself as nodules, lesions, implants or growths. More […]

New Endometriosis Research

New endometriosis research indicates that the endometrial tissue which is in the endometrial cavity or other organs finds blood supply through angiogenesis, development of vessels, which results in inflammatory reaction and cytokine release and induction of TF (tissue factor). In order to eliminate TF a new compound called ICON (Immuno Conjugate).

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About a third of female infertility is caused by tubal factors and endometriosis. In some cases the tubal problem is caused by pelvic inflammatory disease, previous ectopic pregnancy, obliterative fibrosis, tubal polyps, fibroids, salpingitis isthmica nodosa , fimbrial agglutination or adhesions and hydrosalpinx. However the most common reason for tubal infertility is previous tubal ligation […]

Fertility Factors

A thorough evaluation of all factors contributing to infertility are needed. The following are essential:

1) Age is a significant factor because after 35 the quality and quantity of eggs decline

2) Sperm count and function should be determined by a semen analysis.

3) Ovulation problems are important and should be given prime consideration.

4) Fertilization can be difficult […]

Tubal Reversal

Tuboplasty is the microsurgical procedure to accomplish tubal reversal. Tuboplasty as microsurgical tubal reanastomosis, especially of the midsegment has high success rate. The vast majority of midsegment occlusion cases are due to previous tubal ligation of different types. Varieties of tubal ligations include segmental tubal excision, ring sterilization, clip sterilization and coagulation.

Microsurgical tubal reanastomosis when […]

Fertility Evaluation

Fertility evaluation consists of checking for ovulation, semen analysis and determination of tubal patency. Additional tests are done if indicated based on the above. Some of these are blood hormone tests, ultrasound, chromosome studies, cultures, laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, postcoital test.

OVULATION is detected by an ovulation predictor kit, elevation of basal body temperature and cervical mucus changes […]