What is the role of myomectomy in the treatment of menorrhagia?

Updated: Dec 20, 2018
  • Author: Julia A Shaw, MD, MBA, FACOG; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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Myomectomy can be useful in women who wish to retain their uterus and/or fertility.

Since myomectomy can be associated with large blood loss, this procedure is often reserved for cases of a single or few myomas.

Risks include large blood loss or recurrence.


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