Just as with the tubal ligation, there are certain risks with a tubal ligation reversal. This is a type of surgery, and every surgery carries risks, regardless of the length or type of the procedure.
Tubal ligation reversal risks are related to opening the lower abdomen to perform the procedure. Use of general anesthesia is normally required, due to the length of the procedure. A urinary catheter may be placed, as well. Some potential risks and complications of tubal reversal include: