Advantages, Risks, And What You Need To Know To Make An Informed Decision When it comes to the chronic pain and heavy bleeding associated with fibroids, many women are relieved to learn how surgical intervention can help — and are surprised to find that they have options. Understanding the difference between a hysterectomy and myomectomy …
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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 York, fibroid 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.”