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Evaluation of Ovarian Reserve Following Tubal Sterilization Using Anti-Müllerian Hormone

      BACKGROUND: Tubal sterilization is among the most frequently used methods of contraception in the United States. Depending on the type of tubal sterilization procedure, the mesosalpingeal vascular arcade, a source of collateral ovarian blood flow, is variably interrupted. In women presenting for desired fertility after previous tubal sterilization, ovarian reserve is a critical determinant as to whether tubal anastamosis or in vitro fertilization represents the best treatment option for the couple. Antimullerian hormone (AMH) is an emerging marker for the primary measurement of ovarian reserve.
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