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Laparoscopic myomectomy at 25 weeks of pregnancy: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20129337     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We performed laparoscopic myomectomy for treatment of a large, twisted, subserous myoma at 25 weeks of pregnancy in a woman with acute abdominal pain that did not respond to analgesic therapy. There are few reports in literature about laparoscopic management of uterine leiomyoma during the first half of pregnancy that demonstrate its feasibility in selected cases. Laparoscopic myomectomy can be considered a minimally invasive alternative to the traditional laparotomy when myomectomy is necessary during the second half of pregnancy, resulting in less postoperative pain and shorter recovery time.
Francesco Fanfani; Cristiano Rossitto; Anna Fagotti; Paolo Rosati; Valerio Gallotta; Giovanni Scambia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of minimally invasive gynecology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1553-4650     ISO Abbreviation:  J Minim Invasive Gynecol     Publication Date:    2010 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-04     Completed Date:  2010-03-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101235322     Medline TA:  J Minim Invasive Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  91-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright (c) 2010 AAGL. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy. francesco.fanfani@rm.unicatt
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MeSH Terms
Gynecologic Surgical Procedures
Laparoscopy / methods*
Leiomyoma / surgery*
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic / surgery*
Pregnancy Trimester, Second
Treatment Outcome
Uterine Neoplasms / surgery*

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