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Fibroids

Fibroids

One of the most habitual conditions affecting the middle-aged women is Uterine Fibroids. Medically, it’s being termed as leiomyomas, leiomyomas is nothing, but the benign growths which may originate in the muscle of the uterus. The average size of a fibroid may range from less than an inch mass to a melon sized mass. Sizes would get vary for different fibroids.

Uterine fibroids induce an adverse effect on the quality of women’s life. A considerable large-sized fibroid swell the uterus to a size of 18 weeks pregnancy. Apart from this, the fibroids flatten the bowel or the bladder leading to constipation or frequent urination.

Minimally invasive procedures :

  •   Uterine artery embolization : The procedure entails injection of certain medications which obstructs the blood flow to the fibroids, by allowing them to shrink.
  •   Myolysis : The procedure has been carried out using laparoscope. Throughout this procedure, high-energy electric currents are being passed to harm the fibroids.
  •   Laparoscopic myomectomy : The procedure entails excision of fibroids using a laparoscope. During the course of this procedure, the fibroids are being fragmented into small pieces and then removed.
  •   Some of the other procedures are hysteroscopic myomectomy and endometrial ablation.

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