Laparoscopic hysterectomy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure to remove the uterus and cervix with or without the ovaries. A small incision is made in the navel through which a tiny camera is inserted.

Treatment of Fibroids – Is hysterectomy an ultimate option?

Treatment of Fibroids – Is hysterectomy an ultimate option?

Myomectomy procedure involves removal of fibroids. Once the fibroids are removed, they won’t grow back but there is a possibility of fibroids growing in different region.  Myomectomy gets rid of the symptoms in about 90% of women. 33% of women who undergo Myomectomy will need another surgery, typically in next 5 years as the fibroids return, in different places.  Hysterectomy is a procedure where the uterus is removed, giving no possibility of fibroids re-growth.

FAQs on General gynecology by Dr. Deepa Ganesh

FAQs on Laparoscopic Treatment

FAQs on Laparoscopic Treatment What preparations will be needed prior to a laparoscopic surgery? Any investigations or consultations arranged at the preoperative consultation should have been completed, to make sure there are no medical conditions that may cause a problem during the surgery. Patients should not eat or drink anything after midnight on the night…