Surgical procedure to remove the fibroids from the uterus is termed as Myomectomy or Fibroidectomy. Fibroids are non-cancerous growths in the uterus.
It is the best surgical procedure for those women who want to conceive, but are unable to because of fibroid symptoms. However, this surgery can increase the chances of pregnancy, but cannot guarantee it.
There are 3 techniques to perform, viz.
Laparoscopic Fibroid Removal Surgery
Hysteroscopic Fibroid Removal Surgery
Laparotomy or Abdominal Fibroid Removal Surgery
The doctor will recommend the following
Avoid lifting heavy objects, rigorous exercise and climbing stairs
Avoid using tampons and sexual intercourse.
Fasting for 8 to 10 hours prior to surgery.
In case of Abdominal Myomectomy, the patient has to stay in hospital for 1 to 2 days. While in other techniques, the patient can go home on the same day.
Vaginal bleeding and spotting can be expected, for a few weeks after the surgery. Typical recovery period is 2 to 4 weeks, depending on the technique used for the procedure.
The doctor will recommed against lifting heavy objects, driving, climing stairs, jumping or any other strenuous activity for 3 to 4 weeks.
Depending on the technique used for fibroids removal surgery, cost may range from 1,50,000 to 4,00,000 INR in trusted Indian hospitals.
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