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Hysteroscopic myomectomy

Hysteroscopic myomectomy

Hysteroscopic myomectomy: Hysteroscopic myomectomy is an out-patient surgical procedure to remove uterine fibroids from the submucosal lining of the uterus; a surgical cutting tool is placed within the hysteroscope, which is a lighted instrument with a microscope-like device on the end that is placed in the vagina and allows the surgeon to see inside the uterus.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Hysteroscopic myomectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Hysteroscopic myomectomy:

Non-Surgical Options: Hysteroscopic myomectomy

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Hysteroscopic myomectomy:

  • Oral contraceptive pills (for fibroids)
  • Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists
  • Intrauterine device with contraceptive medicine

Other Surgical Options: Hysteroscopic myomectomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Hysteroscopic myomectomy may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Hysteroscopic myomectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Hysteroscopic myomectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Hysteroscopic myomectomy

Possible surgical complications of Hysteroscopic myomectomy may include:

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Adverse reaction to anesthesia
  • Injury to the uterus
  • Recurrence of uterine fibroids or polyps

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Hysteroscopic myomectomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good for removing the fibroids, however, younger women are more likely than older, menopausal women to regrow fibroids.

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