Fibroid Uterus: Surgical Challenges in Minimal Access Surgery 1st Edition


ISBN-13: 978-0367247324
ISBN-10: 0367247321
Publisher : CRC Press; 1st edition (December 7, 2020)
Language: : English



This book on fibroid uterus focuses on surgical challenges in minimal access surgery that a surgeon faces while treating this condition. This book explores the role of various imaging modalities in both diagnosis and planning of the treatment. Various surgical techniques, such as hysteroscopy, laparoscopy, and robotic are discussed which will help readers to understand the pros and cons of each one. Teaching practical tips from experts regarding these procedures, the book aims to help surgeons make clinical decisions while they choose surgical procedures for their patients in various clinical settings. The book highlights both the conservative (techniques of myomectomy) and hysterectomy by various methods for treating fibroids.

Key Features

How to use various imaging modalities for preoperative evaluation of fibroids
Issues in preoperative counseling and consent before surgery for fibroids
Overview of surgical treatment of fibroids
Individual chapters on practical tips by experts for various surgical techniques used for both myomectomy and hysterectomy
Discusses the controversy in morcellation and how to perform it safely
Covers the problem of parasitic fibroids that have increased in recent times
Discusses issues like breach in endometrial cavity during myomectomy, surgery for adenomyosis, uterine rupture and recurrence after myomectomy
When to call it a day and convert from laparoscopy to laparotomy

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