If not laparoscopic, how will they do this?January 4 2011 at 10:11 PM
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I was looking at Wikipedia to see what the options are, and laparoscopy was mentioned.
I had a bad experience with a myomectomy about 10 years ago, but your experience might be very different. My surgeon was badly prepared. He planned to do this as outpatient. He did not have all the necessary tools and resources. He got in there and found the fibroid was extremely slippery, and he couldn't grasp it, so he cut it into bits. The surgery began as laparoscopy, but the surgeon ended up making a vag incision and removing the tumor bits that way. I had complications after the surgery, and I was 100 miles away from the hospital, so it was difficult and scary. TG a local OB wasn't too proud to admit me to the hospital, b/c the ob I had been seeing refused to have anything to do with me.
I had a great deal of bleeding afterwards, enough to cause significant pain and anemia. I don't remember how long my recovery was. It seemed long.
I'm sorry to scare you, sweetie, but if they think this can help you be successful, it's something you can deal with.
Wikipedia describes the surgery as being similar to c-s. I've had 2 of those, and as you know, c-s is very common. Just make sure you have a top-notch surgeon. The fact that they want to admit you for 3 nights is a good first step.