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How Do Women Feel after Treatment for Fibroids with Myomectomy, Embolization or Hysterectomy?

At the beginning of the study, the women filled out questionnaires asking about their level of activity, energy level, sexual function, pain, social functioning, general health and mental health. Six and 12 months later, questionnaires showed that, after any of the three fibroid treatments, most women felt as good as women without fibroids. At 12 months, women who had a hysterectomy had fewer symptoms (no bleeding) than women who had myomectomies or UAE.

How Do Women Feel about Hysterectomy and Myomectomy?

A Qualitative Comparison of Women’s Attitudes Towards Hysterectomy and Myomectomy Julie Askew PhD. Healthcare for Women International 2009;30:728-42. Study: Eighteen women, ages 31-49, who suffered from symptoms of fibroids and who had undergone a hysterectomy or myomectomy in the past 2 years were interviewed by the author. All of the women had further education or […]

Large Fibroids Can Be Removed by Myomectomy

Dear Dr Parker, I am a forty year old female living in Australia and recently tests have shown that I have a very large fibroid growing on the Uterus Muscle. The fibroid is 17.5cm X 16.3cm X 6.8cm. I am worried that so far most have the notion that I would require a full hysterectomy […]

Hysterectomy and Other Treatments for Adenomyosis

hysterectomy for fibroids

New Research on the Myths Regarding Instructions Doctors Give Following Surgery

Available studies of activity restrictions following surgery do not support many of the recommendations currently provided by doctors. Resumption of usual activities after gynecologic surgery helps integrate women back into normal life and, although more study is needed, they suggested more liberal recommendations after abdominal surgery


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Dr. William H. Parker is a board-certified Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Parker is an internationally recognized expert in fibroid surgery and research. Based in San Diego, California, he is considered one of the best fibroid surgeons for abdominal and laparoscopic myomectomy in the United States and abroad. He has been chosen for Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors every year beginning in the late 90's.

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