Women in the no-antibiotic group were 4.59 times more likely to have a surgical site infection.
From the Journals
Laparoscopic and vaginal gynecologic surgery are associated with a lower incidence of postoperative VTE, compared with laparotomy.
Which patients with uterine fibroids are good candidates for conventional laparoscopic versus robot-assisted laparoscopic myomectomy?
A technique for myomectomy with uterine preservation in a 33-year-old woman with a 20-cm cervical fibroid, as well as a strategy for preoperative...
Some women who want fibroids removed but the uterus preserved are candidates for laparoscopic myomectomy. This article explains patient selection...
Myomectomy is appropriate for many women with uterine fibroids whether or not they wish to preserve their childbearing potential. An expert...
Hysterectomy is increasingly the first—and only—treatment option recommended for fibroids, but evidence shows that myomectomy is efficacious, safe...
Arnold Advincula's Surgical Techniques
With contained extracorporeal C-incision tissue extraction of a myoma in a 39-year-old woman with heavy menstrual bleeding
News for Your Practice
Is the use of a containment bag at minimally invasive hysterectomy or myomectomy effective at reducing tissue spillage?
Small study from Brigham & Women’s Hospital looks hopeful
Stratified by age, a patient’s risk of an occult uterine cancer at myomectomy is 1 in 2,337 if she is younger than 40 years, 1 in 702 if she is 40...