What is Myomectomy?
Myomectomy is the surgical removal of fibroids present on the uterine wall. These fibroids are called leiomyomas. These are the noncancerous growths which appear in the uterus, mostly during the childbearing years. This surgery helps in removing the fibroids which cause symptoms and also to reconstruct the uterus. There are three types of Myomectomy. They are as follows:
In Abdominal Myomectomy, the surgeon removes the fibroids through an open cut in the belly.
In Hysteroscopic Myomectomy, a special instrument is used to remove the fibroids through the vagina and cervix.
In Laparoscopic Myomectomy, the fibroids are removed through small incisions. In this method, the recovery is fast and small incisions are made.
What are the advantages of Myomectomy?
The following are the advantages of Myomectomy:
What are the indications of Myomectomy?
The following are the indications of Myomectomy:
What is the preparation for Myomectomy?
The following are the preparation steps for the Myomectomy:
What is the postprocedure care/recovery care for Myomectomy?
The following are the post care steps to be followed after Myomectomy:
Who can perform Myomectomy [Right specialist type for Myomectomy]?
Myomectomy can be performed by a certified and skilled Gynaecologist who is well experienced in Myomectomy.
What is the cost of Myomectomy?
Cost of Myomectomy depends on factors such as:
Minimum cost in Bangalore starts from Rs. 38,000
Average expenses in Bangalore is approximately Rs. 68,000
Maximum amount to be paid in Bangalore rises up to Rs. 94,000
Is Myomectomy a major surgery or minor surgery?
Abdominal Myomectomy is major surgery as it involves an open cut on the abdomen.
The Hysteroscopic Myomectomy and Laparoscopic Myomectomy are minimally invasive surgeries.
What is the eligibility criteria for Myomectomy?
The following are the eligibility criteria for Myomectomy:
What is the ineligibility criteria for Myomectomy?
The following are the ineligibility criteria for Myomectomy:
What are the risks and complications associated with Myomectomy?
The following are the risks involved in Myomectomy:
How long does it take to complete Myomectomy?
The duration of Myomectomy depends on the type of procedure. The open surgery may take longer duration than laparoscopic and hysteroscopic myomectomy.
What is the recovery time?
The recovery time for abdominal myomectomy is 4-6 weeks
The recovery time for abdominal myomectomy is 2-4 weeks
The recovery time for hysteroscopic myomectomy is 2-3 days
What is the success rate of Myomectomy?
The success rate of Myomectomy depends on:
However, the success rate of Myomectomy is 88%.
Is Myomectomy painful?
Every surgery comes with a certain level of pain and some discomfort. You won't be experiencing pain during this process because you will be under general anesthesia.
Is Myomectomy permanent?
Myomectomy is not a permanent procedure as the fibroids may occur again on the uterine wall.
What are the long-term results of Myomectomy?
The long-term results of Myomectomy are:
Can Myomectomy be detected in future?
The detection of Myomectomy in the future depends on the type of procedure. Abdominal open myomectomy may be detected in the future due to the scars present.
What are the options if Myomectomy fails?
If Myomectomy fails then the doctor may sometimes suggest re-surgery.
What are the alternatives for Myomectomy?
The alternatives for Myomectomy are: