Fibroid is a tumour of the uterus which is very common in females aged between 30 to 40 years. Approximately 20 to 30 % Females have fibroids. When a fibroid is diagnosed the patient wants to know if it is cured by medicines or by surgery only and the associated risk.
Fibroids are the tumours of the muscle wall of the uterus and can vary from a pea size to the size of a football. They can be in different locations; Intramural, submucous and subserosal.
There are three points that we note before treating a fibroid:
1.Size of the fibroid:- If the size of fibroid is less than 4cm and the patient is asymptomatic then we only monitor the fibroid and the patient doesnot require any medical or surgical treatment.
- If the size of fibroid is more than 4cm and its location is submucosal i.e, towards the lining of the uterus or if the patient is having symptoms like heavy menstrual periods or pressure symptoms like increased frequency of urine or motions or period continue for many days.
In that case treatment is required.
- The age of the patient and if she wants to become pregnant.
If her age is more than 40 to 50 years then instead of removing fibroids we advise to remove the uterus.
If the patient wants to preserve her fertility then we can save the uterus and only remove the fibroids which is called Myomectomy.
We have an option of medical treatment which is good for some patients.
If your doctors feels that the medical management is not the right option then there are options of hysteroscopy and laparoscopy to remove then fibroids.
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What is Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Delhi?
Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Delhi is the process of removing the uterus from the body with the help of surgical procedures. There could be a number of reasons why hysterectomy is performed or even suggested to patients. Few of these reasons include irregular or heavy menstrual bleeding, chronic uterine pain, fibroids, pre-cancerous symptoms, prolapse, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometriosis, and cancer.
It is an essential procedure aimed at mitigating the pain and providing relief to the patients suffering from one or many of the factors that could lead to excessive pain and discomfort.
Hysterectomy has been statistically shown to be one of the most commonly performed procedures across the world. Hysterectomies in the vagina have been a common practice for almost two centuries now.
In the recent years, numerous gynaecologists have performed a significant portion of the hysterectomy procedure with the help of laparoscopes. The surgeries are naturally termed as laparoscopy-assisted vaginal hysterectomy. It is very similar to the total vaginal hysterectomy and has decreased healing duration and post-operative pain when compared to other types of surgical options available.
When is a Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Delhi performed?
A patient has prescribed a hysterectomy procedure when she has one or several of the following problems:
- Large uterine fibroids which cause extreme discomfort and degrade the quality of life for the
- Severe pain that is related to menopause which only subsides when medications are provided
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