Myomectomy is the procedure done to remove uterine fibroids from the uterus. For those women who have fibroid symptoms, laparoscopic myomectomy is the perfect treatment. Not only this, the women who undergo this treatment retain their fertility and uterus. The surgical operation is done through the device named laparoscope.
Reasons for laparoscopic myomectomy
The surgical operation can be done under certain conditions. Your specialist might recommend you to undergo this operation in the following cases:
If you have heavy menstrual bleeding.
Irregular bleeding between the periods.
Lower back pain
laparoscopic myomectomy - Procedure & Steps
Laparoscopic myomectomy is the procedure in which your surgeon will remove uterine fibroids through small incisive cuts. Before the surgeon begin this procedure, you will be given anesthesia so that you remain asleep during the operation
After then, your surgeon will make small cuts right below the navel.
Your abdominal cavity will be pumped using a carbon dioxide gas and your surgeon will then insert a telescope-like instrument named laparoscope through the cuts made.
This will let your surgeon see your ovaries, fallopian tubes on the monitor with the help of a camera that is attached to the laparoscope.
With the help of other instruments, your surgeon will then remove fibroids and examine the reasons for the heavy bleeding and cure it.
After the procedure is completed, the gas which was inserted is released and the incisions made on the skin are closed.
Risks involved in laparoscopic myomectomy
laparoscopic myomectomy might come with certain risks although these risks are very rare. Some of the complications that are likely to occur:
Excessive Blood loss
In rare cases, uterine fibroids are likely to mark their return.
Another risk associated with laparoscopic myomectomy is a pelvic infection.
Complications during your pregnancy
Generally, the occurrence of these risks is quite rare.
What to expect after surgery?
Your surgeon will offer you some restrictions on your diet and once the surgery is completed, feeling vaginal spotting for a few days. The laparoscopic myomectomy might take two to four weeks as a recovery period and you can resume your normal life after consulting your specialist. Women who have undergone this treatment have been benefited by this operation. They have got relief of heavy bleeding and pelvic pain. By removing their fibroids, these women have improved their fertility.
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