The Fallopian tubes or uterine tubes are a pair of narrow tubes where the fusion between the egg and the sperm occurs in humans, which results in an embryo.
The blockage of both tubes prevents fertilization, and therefore pregnancy.
By Gorka Barrenetxea Ziarrusta MD, PhD (gynecologist), Dr. Luis Rodríguez Tabernero MD, MSc, PhD (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez BSc, MSc (embryologist), Dr. Rubén Baltá I Arandes MD (gynecologist), Dra. Zulyma Blanco Maldonado MD, MSc (fertility specialist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman BSc, MSc (psychologist).
Last Update: 05/29/2017