Related Category: Myomectomy

Paul J. MacKoul, M.D., co-founder, The Center for Innovative GYN Care This past spring, when COVID-19 was becoming widespread in some parts of the country, many people saw their elective surgeries canceled by the facilities where they were to be performed. Unless a surgery was necessary to save a life or had the potential to …

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When Rupal approached her general physician in London after years of painful periods and heavy bleeding, the response was, “Oh, that’s normal. You just have to deal with it.” She was told to take painkillers and go home.  But Rupal knew something wasn’t right. She researched her symptoms and suspected the problem was either endometriosis or uterine fibroids. As a resident of the United …

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It is important when having a fibroid removal procedure to choose a specialist who can remove all of the tumors large and small. This can only be accomplished by being able to touch the fibroids, which is not possible with standard laparoscopic or robotic procedures.

Once a patient is through recovery from a myomectomy, menstrual cycles should normalize, and there should be a noticeable difference in the level of pain. After at least 3 months, women can pursue fertility options.

Sherri C, New Yorkfibroid patient traveled to CIGC for a LAAM myomectomy in 2015 to improve her chances of being able to conceive, and recently welcomed her first child, Emersyn after a determined search for the right donor.

GYN conditions are often dismissed by patients and doctors, due to the normalization of pain with a woman’s menstrual cycle.

“I never knew that your periods shouldn’t be this heavy and that you have choices. And I want my daughter to know that she has choices early. If kids are in her future, I want her to be able to maintain her fertility and have every option.”