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Laparoscopic Myomectomy Surgery
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
Removal of fibroid: Laparoscopic myomectomy refers to a minimally invasive approach to removal of fibroids and uterine preservation. Generally it requires 3-4 small incisions around your belly button. Recovery is quicker and studies demonstrate efficacy and safety similar to traditional open surgery. ...Read more
Is laparoscopic myomectomy surgery good for large fibroids which look like 5 mnth pregnant look like.I am not pregnant. I don't want a scar .Thx ?
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 5 more doctor answers
Typically one: When doing laparoscopic surgery an assistant is sometimes needed to act as a "third hand" especially when using multiple ports for instruments in certain procedures. The assistant need not be another physician but may be a member of the surgery staff or in a teaching institution, a resident. ...Read more
I think i'm too young to have a hysterectomy, but I have heavy bleeding and fibroids. What is the difference between a robotic laparoscopic myomectomy and a robotic hysterectomy?
Pregnancy?: This presentation is common in women with fibroids. Future pregnancy is a consideration which may lead to a recommendation for myomectomy where the fibroids are removed leaving the uterus intact. If pregnancy is not desired, the options include medical therapy, myomectomy or for definitive treatment, hysterectomy where the uterus is removed. Robotc surgery offers shorter recovery, less blood loss. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
What would IVF success rates be for a 37 yr old after previous laparoscopic myomectomy and ectopic pregnancy with resulting salpingectomy?
Should not matter: Your previous surgeries should not be a factor in an ivf cycle. Success will depend on the experience of the clinic, the skill of the embryologist, quality of the ivf lab and to some extend, whether you are "reproductively young or reproductively old". At 37, you should still have good success rates at an experienced and successful ivf clinic. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No period 4 months after myomectomy d&c and laparascopic surgery for fibroid, cysts. Not pregnant negative pregnancy tests and had tubal 5 years ago?
Please call the doc: who did your surgery as that doc can do blood work and an ultraosund ...Read more
It will get better: Most scars will fade significantly. Usually a scar is the thickest and most obvious around six weeks after an operation but that is a general estimate. Scars generally fade with time but they are always there. Sometimes they fade to almost nothing. If you are unsatisfied, there are treatments for scars. See a plastic surgeon for more alternatives. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends...: This is a good question for your surgeon as it depends on how the myomectomy was done. Was it done by Laparoscopy? Laparotomy? Hysteroscopy? If it was done by hysteroscopy, the restrictions are only for a few days. For Laparotomy, you could be restricted as long as 6 weeks. Laparoscopy would be somewhere in-between. Ask your surgeon. Best wishes! ...Read more
Consent form: I believe they are referring to consent document which you sign to verify that your surgeon reviewed the disease process, treatment options, description of the procedure and risks of procedure. ...Read more
Can a bikin myomectomy surgery be performed with this measurement 9.2x8.4x11.4cm and 2 small fibroids 5.5 ?
For gyn dr.'s .When is the best time to do myomectomy surgery ? For example month, season and what time , day, evening or noon?Thanks
Had a myomectomy surgery a week ago want to know how long it will take for the swelling to go down.and am experiencing ulceration too.help!
I have just done my myomectomy surgery and planning soonest. How could that be. Pls educate me more thank you?
More info needed: I don't know what you mean by "planning soonest". Please explain. ...Read more
When can I start working out after my open myomectomy?? I'm 23 and my surgery was on the 10th of July. How strenuous can my workouts be?
Ok to resume activit: Most physicians recommend 4-6 weeks for full recovery after which you can resume activities including exercises. I think you are safe to resume your exercises. Listen to your body, if something doesnt feel right, slow down or stop. If it persists, see your doctor. best wishes Dr M ...Read more