What does Laparoscopic Fibroid Surgery treat?
Uterine fibroids are lumps that grow on the uterus, often causing heavy menstrual bleeding, cramps, pain during intercourse, and a need to urinate more than usual. Fibroids are non-cancerous.
Not all fibroids require surgery, but laparoscopic fibroid surgery is often recommended for:
- Heavy menstrual bleeding or anemia
- Fibroids that grow after menopause
- Fibroids that could cause miscarriages or make getting pregnant difficult
- Fibroids that cause pelvic pain and pressure
- The risk of cancer
Laparoscopic Fibroid Surgery results
Laparoscopic fibroid surgery eliminates pain and discomfort caused by fibroids in most patients and is a good option for women who might still want to try to get pregnant.
What to expect with Laparoscopic Fibroid Surgery
Fibroid surgery involves the gynaecologist first making one or more small incisions. A tiny camera (laparoscope) to view the area and surgical instruments are then inserted to perform the surgery.