FALLOPIAN TUBES

  • Narrowest part of Fallopian Tube is Interstitial portion
  • Parts of fallopian tube from ovary to uterus are Infundibulum - Ampula - Isthmus - Intramural
  • The length of fallopian tube is 10 - 12 cm
  • Fallopian tube patency is checked by Hysterosalpingography, Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy
  • Characteristic feature of Cancer of fallopian tube Watery discharge P/V
  • Sterilization is commonly performed at Isthmus of fallopian tube
  • Ideal time for post partum ligation of fallopian tube in a patient of heart disease is One week after delivery
  • During laparoscopy the preferred site for obtain­ing cultures in a patient with acute pelvic inflammatory disease is Fallopian tubes
  • Fallopian tube dysmotility is seen in Kartagener syndrome
  • Interstitum of fallopian tube ectopic pregnancy will have longest survival
  • 'Peg cells' are seen in Fallopian Tubes 
  • Kamla, a 30 yrs old lady examined for infertility by hysterosalpingography, reveals 'Bead-like' fallopian tube and clubbing of ampulla. Most likely cause is Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • A fertilised ovum reaches the uterine cavity by the 7th day from ovulation 3-4 days is required travel through the fallopian tube
  • Isthmus is the narrower part of the Fallopian tube that links to the uterus
  • Tubal ostium is the point where the tubal canal meets the peritoneal cavity
  • MUllerian ducts develops in females into the Fallopian tubes
  • Most common site of ectopic pregnancy in fallopian tube is Ampulla
  • MC site of genital TB is Fallopian tubes
  • Isthmus part of the fallopian tube acts as a functional/ anatomical sphincter
  • Maximum number of mucosal folds are found in Ampula
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