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Uterine Fibroid Treatment- Is Minimally invasive Surgery better than Traditional Surgery?

Uterine Fibroid Treatment- Is Minimally invasive Surgery better than Traditional Surgery?
0 24 July 2019
Uterine Fibroid Treatment- Is Minimally invasive Surgery better than Traditional Surgery?

Uterine fibroids are the muscular tumors that are formed near the wall of the uterus. Formed as a single tumor or a cluster of tumors, they can fibroids in uterus can develop inside the uterine (womb) or sometimes grow attached to it. Being one of the most common causes of abnormal bleeding in women, there is approximately 60% chance of formation of uterine fibroids in women.

Though not all the uterine fibroids exhibit symptoms, the ones which do can have a serious impact on a women health and reproductive ability based on their size location and severity.

Some of the common symptoms experienced by women due to the formation of uterine fibroids are:
• Abnormal bleeding between menstruations.
• Heavy menstrual period lasting more than a week.
• Frequent urination or prolonged constipation problems.
• Pelvic pain, backaches or leg pains.

Though fibroids are benign tumors, sometimes they can cause the above problems or even interfere with the pregnancy by creating fertility problems. So when the fibroids tend to be bothersome, you surgeon may recommend treatment options which range from medications to traditional and minimally invasive surgeries based on patient’s age, size of the fibroid, location and patient’s desire to have the children in future.

Traditional surgery procedures:

Though both surgical and non-surgical fibroid treatments are performed to remove the fibroids, best treatment for fibroids decided by the gynaecology specialist based on the current medical condition.

Some of the traditional surgical procedures used for fibroid treatment are:
Hysterectomy: The uterus is completely removed in this procedure eliminating the development of fibroids and also the possibility of having children.

Abdominal myomectomy: This abdominal surgical procedure is used to surgically remove multiple or large-sized fibroids. This procedure is chosen for patients who wish to keep their uterus to allow the possibility of children. As the procedure can form scars on the uterus, it can also decrease the chances of pregnancy after the process.
Why minimally invasive surgeries are better than traditional surgeries?

Minimally invasive surgical procedures are employed to keep the pregnancy chances intact. Procedures like Laparoscopic or robotic myomectomy, Hysteroscopy myomectomy, remove the fibroids using tiny surgical instruments through small incisions to precisely remove the fibroids without any complications. Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE) is another minimally invasive procedure where the blood flow is cut off to the fibroids using the embolic agents through arteries causing them to shrink and die.

The minimally invasive procedures effectively remove the fibroids, are often less painful. The triumph over traditional surgeries by causing no complications and allows patients to quickly get back to their normal lives with the shorter hospital stay.

However, minimally invasive treatment options require great skill, expertise, and experience to effectively treat the uterine fibroid conditions. And Dr.Neelima Mantri is one of the few gynaecologists in India with a remarkable track record in successfully treating the fibroid condition using minimally invasive treatment procedures.

In addition to being an expert in treating fibroids using non-surgical fibroid treatment in India, Dr.Neelima vast experience traditional and minimally invasive can help women get a fresh lease of life away from the fibroids want to schedule an appointment? You can contact her here: https://www.drneelimamantri.com/