Definitions for "Salpingostomy"
surgical opening of a fallopian tube for drainage or removal of an obstruction
Microsurgery to make a permanent, new opening at the outer fimbrial end of the fallopian tube after it has become blocked from salpingitis or, uncommonly nowadays, from fimbriectomy. Sometimes attempted at laparoscopy, though mostly with a reduced chance of success. See also: fimbriolysis See also: hydrosalpinx
a surgical incision into a fallopian tube