Hysteroscopic Myomectomy is a surgical procedure to remove fibroids from the uterus, using an instrument called hysteroscope or resectoscope. 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 myomectomy, viz.
Laparotomy or Abdominal Myomectomy
Myomectomy is also called Fibroidectomy.
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.
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.
Cost of the procedure may range from 1,50,000 to 4,00,000 INR in trusted Indian hospitals.
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