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Is abdominal myomectomy an effective treatment for uterine fibroid tumors?

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Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology
No: I would highly recommend removing them laparoscopically (minimally invasive approach). Although this method is more difficult to perform, for the patients, there will be great benefit (cosmetically small pleasing scars, 2 week recovery, less pain, quicker return to work). Please do your homework and find a skilled laparoscopic surgeon. The differences are night and day!

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Last updated Sep 25, 2018

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