Indications for the procedure included symptomatic myomas
of the uterus, a desire to retain the uterus and/or a fear of surgery.
The growth of uterine myomas
depends on the level of estrogen.
Absent the suspicious findings, clinicians can recommend conservative or surgical management of the myomas
as they deem appropriate without fear that they will miss a leiomyosarcoma, she said.
From the prints, comparisons were made of the arteriolar intimal and medial layers in GnRHA-treated myomas
and those of age-matched controls.
There are two components to myoma
development; first the transformation of normal myocytes to abnormal myocytes and their growth into clinically apparent tumors.
removed from the robot-assisted group were significantly heavier than were those from the laparoscopic group but lighter than those in the abdominal group.
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For example, a patient with a 12- to 14-week-size uterus may not be a good candidate for robotic myomectomy if on the MR image the uterus has innumerable myomas
without a clearly defined cleavage plane between the tumors.
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Contraindications also include myomas
that are larger than 3 cm and/or situated more than 50% within the myometrium.
The resection of submucosal myomas
transcervically is a less invasive approach than are other surgical procedures.
Differential Diagnosis Nonobstetric Conditions Obstetric Conditions Urinary calculi Preterm labor Cholelithiasis Abruptio placentae Cholecystitis Chorioamnionitis Bowel obstruction Adnexal torsion Gastroenteritis Ectopic pregnancy Mesenteric adenitis Pelvic inflammatory disease Colonic carcinoma Round ligament pain Rectus hematoma Uteroovarian vein rupture Acute intermittent porphyria Carneous degeneration of myomas
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