The uterus sometimes developes noncancerous tumours in them called
fibroids.When single,they can be removed succesfully through the laparoscope
allowing for early discharge. The
procedure of removing fibroids with the laparoscope is called
The procedure is done
through 3 or 4 tiny holes in the abdomen, with the help of the
laparoscope. In the picture, Laparoscopic myomectomy. The white tumour in the center is the fibroid. The edges of the wound have to
be sutured endoscopically.
There are many studies in medical literature which have shown
scientifically that even in multiple fibroids, laparoscopy is better
However, in the author’s
opinion, Laparoscopic myomectomy is best reserved for single or at
the most 2 or three superficially located fibroids.