A myomectomy is a procedure for surgically removing fibroids from the uterus. Most fibroids are benign and don’t cause symptoms. However, a myomectomy London is generally reserved for situations where the fibroids are causing unmanageable symptoms. It is also an option when there are fertility concerns.
Types Of Myomectomy
There are three different types of myomectomy. The surgery the gynaecologist will use will depend on the type, location and number of fibroids present. It can also depend on your preferences. For all the different types of procedure, you may need to take medication before the surgery to shrink your fibroids.
Abdominal Myomectomy – This is the most traditional version. An incision is made in the abdomen through which the fibroids so that the surgeon can remove the fibroids. This is major surgery, and as such, there are some associated risks.
Laparoscopic Myomectomy – This is the keyhole version of a myomectomy. You will need a surgeon who is trained in laparoscopic technique to have this form of surgery. There are still risk with this type of surgery. However, the recovery time is generally faster than with abdominal surgery due to the less-invasive nature of the incision.
Hysteroscopic Myomectomy – This is the least invasive option. Instead of cutting into the body the doctor performs the surgery using hysteroscopy. This basically means that the surgeon accesses the uterus via the vagina. For gynaecologists that have training in the procedure, this is often the option of choice.
Want To Know More About Myomectomy London?
If you are in West London and would like to know more about a myomectomy then make an appointment today. Dr Phillipe De Rosnay is an experienced and highly qualified gynaecologist in London. He will be able to talk you through all the options and carry out the procedure if you decide to go ahead. Choosing what you want to do is not simple. However, Dr Phillipe De Rosnay will consult with you and consider your individual circumstances before making any recommendations.