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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 29-33

Efficacy of Yavakshara Taila Uttarabasti in the management of fallopian tube blockage

1 Department of Streeroga and Prasooti Tantra, Shri Gulabkunverba Ayurved Mahavidhyalaya, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
2 Institute for Post Graguate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India

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Hetal P Baria
Lecturer, Department of Streeroga and Prasooti Tantra, Shri Gulabkunverba Ayurved Mahavidhyalaya, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar - 361 008, Gujarat
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-8520.169016

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Introduction: Tubal blockage is one of the most common causative factors for female barrenness. It accounts for about 25-35% of female infertility. It is very difficult to manage, as the treatment choices for it are only tubal re-constructive surgery and in vitro fertilization (IVF). On the other hand, there is not established any reliable Ayurvedic treatment for the tubal blockage. It is the need of the time to establish an efficient and cost-effective therapy for this problem. Aim: To evaluate the efficacy of Yavakshara Taila Uttarabasti in fallopian tubal blockage. Materials and Methods: Patients of childbearing age with active marital life of 1 year or more, having complaint of failure to conceive with at least one fallopian tube blockage were selected. Total 19 patients were registered with 42.11% unilateral and 57.89% bilateral tubal blockage. Yavakshara Taila (5 ml) Intrauterine Uttarabasti was given for 6 days (with interval of 3 days in between), after completion of menstrual cycle for two consecutive cycles. Results: The tubal patency was found in 68.75% of patients and conception was achieved in 6.25% of patients. Conclusion: Yavakshara Taila Uttarabasti an effective procedure for treating tubal blockage with no apparent evidence of complication.

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