roller ball surgery

A popular term for laser excision of uterine fibroids/leiomyomas—benign tumours with dense stroma that markedly deform the endometrium, which may prevent pregnancy by impeding normal foetal growth. With roller ball surgery, the tumours are ‘shelled out’ by rolling the tumours while cutting with the laser
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'roller ball surgery'

Gynecology A popular term for laser excision of uterine leiomyomas, which may make successful pregnancy impossible by preventing normal uterine growth; with RBS, the tumors are 'shelled out' by rolling the tumors while cutting with the laser
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