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Laparoscopic surgery for fibroids (Myomectomy)

A fibroid or myoma is a benign tumor of the uterine muscle , it can be single or multiple, and may vary in size from very small to very large causing abdominal swelling. Fibroids can be totally asymptomic and only discvered on ultrasound examination or can be symptomatic causing heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain , and severe ...

Laparoscopic surgery for Endometriosis

Endometriosis refers to a condition in which glands similar to those lining the uterine cavity (endometrium) are present inside the pelvis and abdomen or in other parts of the body. The  symptoms include cyclic or persistent pelvic pain , painful intercourse, and painful heavy menses. In addition ,untreated endometriosis may reduces ...

Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy  (TLH) Many of the women in need for a hysterectomy are candidates for TLH . The word "Total" refers to removing the body of the uterus and the cervix.  It is an alternative to the total abdominal hysterectomy which requires a 5-7 inch incision. In the united states, about 70% of the hysterectomies are performed as total abdominal hysterectomies. Most of these can be accomplished laparoscopically when performed by ...

Laparoscopic surgery on the ovary and fallopian tubes

The usual indications for ovarian and tubal surgery are ovarian cysts, tubal ectopic pregnancy , endometriosis, infertility , and adhesions. In the presence of pelvic adhesions, the surgery can be difficult. Meticulous dissection may become necessary to guarantee removal of all the ovarian cyst wall or all of the ovary or tube when ...

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Vaginal hysterectomy is considered a minimally invasive approach for removal of the uterus . It does not require any abdominal incisions  but requires an incision at the vaginal apex to seperate the cervix from vagina. This vaginal incision is not unique to the vaginal hysterectomy approach and is necessary whenever removing the uterine cervix as in the laparoscopic total hysterectomy and the open total abdominal hysterectomy. It is appropriate ...

Hysteroscopy

This is visualization of the inside of the uterus (the endometrial cavity) to help diagnose and treat certain conditions such as uterine septum , a cause of recurrent first trimester miscarriage , ,and submucus fibroids and polyps that may cause abnormal uterine bleeding , heavy menses and dysmenorrhea. This is accomplished using a telescope called a hysteroscope. It is introduced through the vagina and cervix in to the uterine cavity (no incisions ...

Aesthetic plastic surgery-Labioplasty

Labial reduction: In some women, the labia minora  (the inner lips) can be larger than what a woman considers aesthetically acceptable and on occasions, it can cause discomfort and irritation of the skin. In such situations, surgical labial reduction can be achieved in a certain way that does not affect the natural look, shape or color ...

Laparoscopic cervical cerclage for cervical incompetence

Cervical incompetence refers to weakness in cervix that causes miscarriage usually in the second trimester.It affects 2%of pregnancies. The weakness is usually due to previous surgical interventions on the cervix such as conization for cervical dysplasia (pre-cancerous condition) and on occasions with no specific causes. The usual ...

Adenomyosis Resection Surgery

Adenomyosis is a medical condition that refers to enlargement of the uterus because of presence of endometrial glands within the muscular layer of the uterus. Normally, the endometrial cavity is lined by endometrial glands (endometrium) . The endometrial cavity and its endometrial glands are surrounded by the muscle of the uterus. When ...