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 M.D., Ph.D. (gynecologist), Luis Rodríguez Tabernero M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Rubén Baltá I Arandes M.D. (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 05/29/2017