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Myomectomy

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
30 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fibroid removal: A myomectomy is a surgery to remove fibroids from the uterus. It can be done vaginally, abdominally or laparoscopically depending on the location and ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Myomectomy: We open the uterus right where the fibroid is, and dissect it out of the myometrium (muscle of the uterus) then close in layers the defect.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience in Gynecology
Yes: often shorter and lighter
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prior authorization: A patient, who has been recommended to undergo a certain procedure may ask her doctor to obtain "prior authorization" from her insurance carrier. The ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
For postmenopausal:: I would recommend oophorectomy in a postmenopausal patient, due to the (small, but possible) risk of a malignancy. While the most common type of dermo ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience in Gynecology
Surgery: A lavh is method of hysterectomy where most of the procedure is done with the aid of laparoscopic surgery. The surgeon then converts to a vaginal appr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience in Podiatry
Varies: Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, blood sugar control, the exact type ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
13 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends. : This depends on many factors. The complications are not quite the same. For many patients laparoscopy is safer but this is not always the case. Laparo ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Laparoscopic: surgery to remove uterine fibroids.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Precision: Robot assisted surgery is performed in order to accomplish hysterectomy with minimally invasive method possible when abdominal hysterectomy must be do ... Read More
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Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Potentially: The the goal is to minimize blood flow to the fibroids (and uterus), the decrease in blood supply can negatively impact fertility. Or, more specifical ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If you have a total hysterectomy (uterus and cervix removed) no they will not . If you have a supracervical hysterectomy(leave the stu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: As long as there are no other fertility problems, you should have a chance to conceive after removing bilateral endometriomas. If you do not get pregn ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Gemmete
27 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Depends: It depends on the location, number, and size of the fibroids, and whether or not you want to become pregnant.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Lipman
35 years experience in Radiology
Safe, but why: Hysterectomy is an option, but there are other safer, less invasive options particularly uterine fibroid embolization (ufe). Ufe has a high success ra ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need more info: Fibroid location, number? Any medications tried? Embolization considered?
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
27 years experience in Gynecology
As with any surgery.: Supracervical hysterectomy means removal of the uterus above the cervix. Da vinci is a tool that allows difficult surgeries to be done through small i ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience in General Surgery
What: What about it? You mean recovery time form ventral hernia repair. About a week to two depending on size.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalya Danilyants
16 years experience in Gynecology
Myomectomy: Hello, The Hysteroscopic Myomectomy recovery time is 10-14 days for the minimally invasive technique done with my practice. There are also robotic ass ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Not necessarily.: Many, many women have fibroids as they get older. Most don't even know they have them. If you are having symptoms due to them, like heavy periods, e ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Remove uterus: The uterus is visualized through a telescope placed in the abdomen and it's attachments are severed through the laparoscope. Then the remainder of th ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience in Gynecology
Alternative idea: Fibroids are tissue growth that affect the uterus. They are extremely common and present in up to 50% of women (i've seen as high as 70% quoted). The ... Read More
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