Myomectomy

A common alternative to hysterectomy is myomectomy, a surgical removal of the uterine fibroids. This procedure preserves the uterus, and may be recommended for women who could become pregnant.  After removing each fibroid, the surgeon carefully repairs the uterus, to minimize potential bleeding, infection and scarring. Proper repair of the uterus is critical to reducing the risk of uterine rupture during pregnancy.

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