Laparoscopic Myomectomy is a surgical procedure which involves the removal of symptomatic uterine fibroids. Uterine fibroids are benign muscle growths also known as leiomyomas, they have around a 0.1% chance of developing into cancer. Most women have or have had uterine fibroids in their uterus at some point, especially during child bearing years when hormones are peaking. Open Myomectomy has the advantage that it leaves the uterus intact and retains fertility. It is also known to relieve symptoms of uterine fibroids.
Frequently Asked Questions
Laparoscopic myomectomy involves the removal of fibroids through small incisions made on the abdomen.
One to two weeks of rest is necessary after this procedure.
Yes, chances of conception are fairly higher after undergoing laparoscopic myomectomy.