Uterine Myomectomy - Complications and Risks

Complications and Risks

Complications of the surgery include the possibility of significant blood loss leading to a blood transfusion, the risk of adhesion or scar formation around the uterus or within its cavity, and the possible need later to deliver via cesarean section.

It may not be possible to remove all lesions, nor will the operation prevent new lesions from growing. Development of new fibroids will be seen in 42-55% of patients undergoing a myomectomy.

There is some suggestion that myomectomy surgery is associated with a higher risk of uterine rupture in later pregnancy.

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