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Removal of fibroides in safe way so that blood loss may not occure?

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Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Always some: The manner in which fibroids are removed depends on location. Those in the cavity can usually be removed with a hysteroscope ( camera which passes through the vagina and cervix. ) most others can be removed via a laprascope. The use of the robot can really aid in closure of the incisions in the uterus. Most fibroids do not require a major incision in the abdomen, which limits blood loss.
Dr. Kevin Carson
Interventional Radiology 30 years experience
UFE: If blood loss is a major concern then strong consideration should be given to the uterine fibroid embolization procedure. There is almost no blood loss during the procedure.

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