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Laparoscopic removal of a twisted (torsed) and nonviable fallopian tube

Torsed fallopian tube

Torsion of fallopian tube
Twisted, dark and nonviable fallopian tube
Uterus at bottom left
End of tube held in grasper at far upper right

Torsion causes tissue to necrose (die) because the blood supply is occluded

Laparoscopy salpingectomy
Damaged tube has been removed (salpingectomy)
Uterus at bottom left at probe
End of tube (stump) held in grasper at right
Suture on tubal stump seen above grasper
Ovary just below and to left of grasper

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