Antenatal myomectomy: is it safe?

Nor Amirawati A, and Anizah Ali, and Shafiee MN, (2017) Antenatal myomectomy: is it safe? Journal of Surgical Academia, 7 (2). pp. 46-48. ISSN 2231-7481


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Myomectomy is rarely performed in pregnancy due to risk of miscarriage or pregnancy loss, bleeding and possible hysterectomy. Myomectomy is mainly reserved for unavoidable indications such as rapidly growing fibroid or severe pain with possiblity of red degeneration for which medical treatment failed. However, good outcome had been reported in selective second trimester myomectomies.

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Antenatal; Leiomyomas; Myomectomy; Pregnancy; Safety; Uterine fibroid
Journal:Journal of Surgical Academia
ID Code:12288
Deposited By: ms aida -
Deposited On:29 Oct 2018 07:37
Last Modified:02 Nov 2018 21:52

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