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Myomectomy Surgery from miVIP

Improve Your Quality of Life with Treatment from miVIP

Non-cancerous growths in the uterus may be treated in a number of ways. Surgical removal of uterine fibroids is referred to as myomectomy surgery, and is counted among the best ways to rid women of issues that come with the appearance of fibroids, such as infertility and pain.

Traditional treatment of uterine fibroids may have included a hysterectomy, which can be physically and emotionally traumatic for women. We offer several new and innovative ways to surgically treat uterine fibroids, including hysteroscopy, laparotomy and laparoscopy.

The Details of Myomectomy Surgery

Myomectomy surgery allows surgeons to treat painful uterine fibroids while increasing the chances of fertility in patients. Before a myomectomy, patients may receive hormonal treatments to attempt to reduce the fibroid size. Patients with bleeding from fibroids may receive Gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue therapy to help reduce the chances of blood loss during fibroid surgery.

The three most popular myomectomy surgery options are:

  • Hysteroscopy – Surgeon visilbity during fibroid removal is improved with the help of a lighted instrument inserted through the vagina into the uterus. This procedure is typically chosen when fibroids have not yet grown deep into the uterine wall.
  • Laparoscopy – Small incisions are made in the abdomen area and a small instrument is used to remove fibroids smaller than two inches in diameter that grow outside the uterus. Laparoscopic fibroid removal is used when only one or two fibroids must be removed and is typically done on an outpatient basis.
  • Laparotomy – Larger fibroids are treated through a large incision in the stomach, and a laparotomy is chosen if bowel problems or urinary tract issues must be repaired at the same time as fibroid removal. This surgical procedure may require several days of a hospital stay.

Each case is unique, and the type of procedure used depends largely on the location and number of fibroids of the individual patient. Consult with your surgeon to decide which method is right for your body.

miVIP Surgeons Offer World Class Care

Our surgeons are all board-certified, ensuring that they are qualified to perform your procedure. Every surgeon undergoes continuing education and training to guarantee that we are up to date on all the newest technological advances in women’s health. Our support staff and nurses are also trained on the best ways to care for patients during each type of myomectomy surgery.

Expected Recovery After Surgery

Your recovery time will vary based on the surgical method used to remove uterine fibroids. Laparoscopic surgery requires several weeks for recovery while a laparotomy may take several months to recover from. Typically, laparoscopic surgery offers the fastest recovery times.

Costs of Myomectomy

Just like your body is unique, so is your insurance plan and coverage. Your financial responsibility for fibroid surgery of any kind depends on your insurance, and our representatives are here to assist you in receiving pre-authorization and benefit statements from your insurance company.

Long Term Prognosis

After a myomectomy, many women are able to become pregnant and regain fertility. While this is not always the case, a myomectomy can be the start to a full life of fulfilling your dreams.

Let Us Help

Call miVIP today at 877-956-2263 to determine how our minimally invasive fibroid surgery options can improve your life without tying you down for months.

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