Me and my husband were thinking of having a baby. Then we discovered that I have a relatively large intramural uterine fibroid (11cmsX11.5cms).
The doctor we were consulting was of the opinion to remove the fibroid by operation. However, the chances of me loosing the uterus were high - given the size of the fibroid. The doctor was not able to tell definitely, whether she will be able to save the uterus or not, only when she starts doing the surgery.
After reading a lot on internet about fibroids we came across a procedure called Da Vinci Myomectomy, a robot-assisted laparoscopic myomectomy, we were little relived.
We got a Highly Qualified Doctor and Hospital which specialized in this field
Hospital : Brigham and Womens Hospital
Location : Boston, Ma
Name of Doctor : Dr Serene S Srouji
Phone No : 617-732-5500
Address: 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115
This was the protocol she used in my case :
1. She put me on Lupron Injection for 5 months so the estrogen levels drop and while performing the surgery the blood loss is limited. I went into menapouse for 5 months.
2. She did Temporary Embolization (Gelfoam) which also helps again in limiting the blood loss while doing the surgery.
3. Finally Doctor performed a Da Vinci Myomectomy, a robot-assisted laparoscopic myomectomy, can provide the most effective, treatment for uterine fibroids and removed the fibroid without hurting uterus.
She was able to remove the entire 13cm fibroid without hurting the uterus and I am doing excellent after the surgery. I had no pain at all while recovering from the surgery.
It was more than a miracle for us. People who are in the same situation I was, my advise is please do enough research on the internet before going for any surgery. It helps a lot if you know what the doctor is going to do and what will be outcome of it.
So people who need to treat their fibroid I would highly recommend to consult this doctor. She was so good that we don't have enough words to thank her. Highly talented, very professional, good hearted and so thorough with her subject that I feel blessed that I made the right decision. She and her whole team rocks!
She is like Santa Claus for me who came and gave me the gift of my life!
Hope this information helps.