Over 80% of women between 30 and 50 years of age have uterine fibroids. Depending on their size and location, fibroids can be completely asymptomatic or can cause pelvic pain, dyspareunia, pressure, urinary problems, and recurrent menorrhagia. There are several new operative techniques that don’t require major surgery. Laparoscopic myoma coagulation – myolysis is an alternative to myomectomy.
DUBAI A Dubai doctor, discovered by chance on the Internet, has removed a monster fibroid weighing 3.5kg from the womb of a newlywed South African woman through a keyhole surgery while keeping her organs intact.