Saturday, 22 April 2017

Safe and Advance Fibroid Removal, Now With Laparoscopic Myomectomy

Laparoscopic myomectomy is a minimally invasive procedure done for the removal of uterine fibroids. Fibroids are benign (non-cancerous) growths forming in the uterus commonly during the fertile or child bearing years of a women.
The goal of laparoscopic myomectomy is safe removal of the fibroids to eliminate the symptoms and discomforts caused by it. It also aims at the reconstruction of the uterus. Laparoscopic myomectomy is much more simplified and convenient form of surgery, than the conventional open surgery method.

Scope of laparoscopic myomectomy
The procedure of laparoscopic myomectomy is preferred over hysterectomy in the following cases: -
  • In case of planning a pregnancy in future.
  • To alleviate the hindrance of fibroids with female fertility.
  • In cases where uterus removal is not preferred.
Laparoscopic myomectomy procedure
Laparoscopic myomectomy procedure is done under local or general anaesthesia. The procedure involves making a few incisions in the abdomen, near the navel and inserting a laparoscope through it to view the inside of the body. The images of the site are transmitted by the camera attached to the laparoscope.
The surgeon can then remove the fibroids, by viewing the inside through the monitor and using instruments inserted through the other incision. In the case of big sized fibroids, they are removed after cutting them into smaller parts. Hormonal therapies can also be administered to shrink the fibroids, before removing them.
Benefits of laparoscopic myomectomy
Laparoscopic and other minimally invasive surgical procedures are gaining popularity because of their ease and simplicity when compared to conventional procedure. the main benefits of laparoscopic myomectomy are as described below.
  • Use of tiny or small incisions
  • Less stressful and discomfort when compared to conventional surgical procedures.
  • Relatively very less complications
  • Shortened period of hospitalisation
  • Helps avoid complications like bleeding that can occur in open surgical procedures.
  • Considerably painless.
  • Very less scarring
  • Fast recovery

Rashmi Hospital is an advanced laparoscopic centre offering laparoscopic surgical procedures for treating a wide array of gynaecological conditions and infertility.

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