Salpingectomy is the removal of one or both of a woman's fallopian tubes, usually to treat cancer, endometriosis or ectopic pregnancy.
A laparoscopic sterilisation is a permanent method of female contraception. It involves blocking both fallopian tubes to prevent you from becoming pregnant.
Female reproductive system
The female reproductive system involves organs such as the uterus (womb), ovaries, fallopian tubes and vagina, as well as hormones.
An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilised egg implants itself outside the womb, usually in one of the fallopian tubes.
Laparoscopy and dye test
A laparoscopy and dye test helps to find out the cause of certain gynaecological problems associated with infertility. For some women minor treatments can be performed at the same time.
Tubal ligation is a permanent form of contraception or sterilisation. Read about the benefits, risks and alternatives to having your tubes tied.
Ovariectomy is the surgical removal of one or both ovaries, usually performed to treat an ovarian cyst, ovarian cancer or other ovary-related problem.
Planning for your pregnancy
If you are thinking about pregnancy, visit your doctor for a preconception consult to provide you with expert advice on planning your pregnancy.
A uterine fibroid is a non-cancerous tumour that grows in and around the uterus. Find out more about fibroids in the uterus, including the symptoms and treatment options.
Pelvic inflammatory disease
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a condition that affects around 1 in 8 women; it's most common in sexually active women aged 20 to 24.