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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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
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
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