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Anyone know about a hysteroscopic myomectomy? Intubated or IV for anesthesia?

Anyone know about a hysteroscopic myomectomy? Intubated or IV for anesthesia?

Most likely general: Iv sedation is used for a brief procedures, which causes discomfort, like colonoscopy etc. Hysteroscopic myomectomy is relatively painful procedure, relatively takes long time of 1 hr or more, needs air way maintenance, preferred choice of anesthesia will be general with oropharygeal , or endtracheal intubation whch assures absolute safety. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Myomectomy (Definition)

A myomectomy is the procedure when fibroids are removed and the uterus remains. Myomectomies can be done in a variety of ways, depending on the location of the fibroids. Fiboids in the uterine cavity can often be removed hysteroscopically, with no abdominal incision. Depending on size and location, myomectomies can be done laparoscopicaaly, ...Read more


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Question about a hysteroscopic myomectomy: do you need to be intubated or IV of anesthesia?

Question about a hysteroscopic myomectomy: do you need to be intubated or IV of anesthesia?

For an hysteroscopy: You won't need an endotracheal tube, an lma will be placed which just sits behind your tongue and much better tolerated and allows you to breathe on your own. ...Read more

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Can laparoscopic myomectomy (traditional or robotic) be done under regional anesthesia? I read it's possible but some drs insist it needs general.

Can laparoscopic myomectomy (traditional or robotic) be done under regional anesthesia? I read it's possible but some drs insist it needs general.

Comfort & Safety: Are key. Surgery involves traction on internal organs that may produce discomfort high up in the abdomen. A regional anesthetic that extends high enough to assure your comfort may also create breathing difficulties for you. Also, the co2 in your abdomen that facilitates surgery may further compromise your breathing. So, most surgeons/anesthesiologists will prefer ga for this procedure. No worries! ...Read more

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Has anyone ever died when undergoing a hysteroscopic myomectomy?

Has anyone ever died when undergoing a hysteroscopic myomectomy?

Possible, not likely: Anyone can die from anything, someone can die from drinking a glass of water, with the prpoer training and assuming you have had the proper work-up and blood work it is relatively safe depending on how big the fibroid is, I do many of these procedures in my office using the myosure instrument with my pts awake. ...Read more

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What's the recovery period for a hysteroscopic myomectomy?

Myomectomy: Hello, The Hysteroscopic Myomectomy recovery time is 10-14 days for the minimally invasive technique done with my practice. There are also robotic assisted myomectomies that can take up to 4 weeks for recovery. I hope this answers your question. ...Read more

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If I am having a Hysteroscopic myomectomy on the 8th will I still get my scheduled period on the 15?

Surgery: periods: If your surgery is on the eighth of the month, and your cycle is about 28 days, and "due" on the 15th of the month, you are on day 21 of your cycle , and if you are not pregnant, you should get your period on the 15th. Make certain that your doctor gets a serum pregnancy test before you have the surgery. This kind of surgery can of course interfere with a pregnancy and should not be done now. ...Read more

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What's a hysteroscopic myomectomy done for?

What's a hysteroscopic myomectomy done for?

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). They commonly cause abnormal bleeding and a hysteroscopic myomectomy is done to remove fibroids that protrude into the cavity of the uterus as an alternative to hysterecomty. It's done through the cervix with minimal anesthesia. A nice little surgery. ...Read more

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What is hysteroscopic myomectomy? Please explain.

A GYN Procedure: Where they go in , under sedation usually, through the uterus and take out growths of muscle tissue of the uterus that should not be there and usually are responsible for pain and bleeding (fibroids). It is the alternative method of reaching them to a surgical approach through the abdomen by some means.Hysteroscopic means they are going up through the inside of the uterus. ...Read more

Dr. Karen Sibert
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Anesthesia (Definition)

Anesthesia is a field of study that involves methods of removing sensation, pain, and consciousness from a person in order to perform surgeries, do other uncomfortable procedures, or relieve his pain/suffering. A doctor specializing in ...Read more