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Safe Laparoscopic Myomectomy in Florence, Italy
The most common benign tumors occurring in women in the reproductive age group are the uterine fibroids. A myomectomy is a procedure to remove fibroids while preserving the uterus. Why not travel to Italy for surgery?
Removing uterine fibroids with laparoscopic myomectomy requires special training and expertise. The procedure is safe and effective when performed by a properly trained physician and the technique continues to evolve as new instruments are developed.
Laparoscopic surgery can take one to three hours, depending on the number, size, and position of the fibroids, and is usually performed as out-patient surgery under general anesthesia. The easiest fibroids to remove are those that are outside the uterus on a stalk.
The deeper the fibroid is into the uterine muscle wall, the more difficult it is to remove, and the more suturing needs to be done to repair the muscle wall. If future fertility is desired, then the strength of the uterine wall repair is important. Following laparoscopic myomectomy, most women are able to leave the hospital the same day as surgery.
Types of myomectomy
There are three surgical approaches to myomectomy. Depending on the size, number and location of your fibroids, you may be eligible for:
Only certain fibroids can be removed by a laparoscopic myomectomy. Also, sometimes during the procedure it is necessary to switch from laparoscopic to abdominal myomectomy.
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Laparoscopic myomectomy in Italy
In the past five years, thanks to the advancements in fibroid treatment, laparoscopic myomectomies have been gaining in popularity. Italy is a beautiful country with excellent health care facilities and well-trained doctors. Villa Donatello is a Private Institute, which provides services and performance of diagnosis and treatment, as well an outpatient and inpatient services. One of the best centers is Villa Donatello in Florence, which has an operating segment consisting of four operating rooms with modern equipment. In addition to traditional surgery, the medical team also performs video-laparoscopic and arthroscopic procedures, as well as orthopedic microsurgery.
The clinic’s new package for laparoscopic myomectomy offers surgery done by Dr. Alberto Mattei, which will cost around €16.500 ($18,500). The patient will stay at Villa Donatello 4-5 days.
With continuous improvement of the quality of healthcare and monitoring the needs and satisfaction of patients and their families, the Italian medical team finds the best ways to provide effective treatment, yet less invasive, having as a constant reference the scientific evidence and technological innovations.
Advantages of laparoscopic myomectomy over the abdominal approach
Getting a second opinion is an easy and effective way to ensure that you receive the treatment best suited to your needs. Please, do not hesitate to contact us!