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Three cases of laparoscopic myomectomy performed during pregnancy for pedunculated uterine myomas.
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PMID:  22752596     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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PURPOSE: Laparoscopic myomectomy during pregnancy is indicated when symptoms related to uterine myomas persist despite pharmacologic therapy; however, currently there is very little information concerning its safety. METHODS: We report three cases of antepartum laparoscopic myomectomy performed to manage complicated myomas requiring surgical intervention. RESULTS: In particular, we report for the first time in literature the laparoscopic removal of two myomas in a patient during a single surgery performed in the 19th week of pregnancy followed by additional multiple myomectomy at the time of the cesarean section. All surgeries were without complication. CONCLUSIONS: Our experience suggests that laparoscopic myomectomy may be performed safely during pregnancy; even more studies are needed to establish the exact rate of adverse events.
Authors:
Antonio Macciò; Clelia Madeddu; Paraskevas Kotsonis; Antonio Caffiero; Angelo Desogus; Michele Pietrangeli; Anna Maria Paoletti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of gynecology and obstetrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-0711     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710213     Medline TA:  Arch Gynecol Obstet     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sirai Hospital, 09013, Carbonia, Italy, a.maccio@tin.it.
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