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Fibroids Treatment

A fibroid is a non-cancerous tumor that originates from the smooth muscle layer and the accompanying connective tissue of the uterus. Fibroids are the most common benign tumors in females and typically found during the middle and later reproductive years. While most fibroids are asymptomatic, they can grow and cause heavy and painful menstruation, painful sexual intercourse, and urinary frequency and urgency and some fibroids may also interfere with pregnancy. Uterine sarcoma, a cancer of the uterine muscle, is extremely rare, occurring in less than 1 patient per 1,000 who have surgery for fibroids.And since 80 percent of women with fibroids never even have surgery, the incidence of this cancer is extraordinarily low.

Fibroids Treatment India

 

Fibroid surgery in India
Fibroid surgery in India is taking all strides to be updated in most advanced technologies like the minimally invasive technologies. Hysterectomy is removing part of or the entire uterus is the most drastic surgery to permanently remove fibroids. There is much to consider when making a decision to have a fibroid surgery and a lot of patient’s ultimate choice depends upon the severity of the fibroids. Among the various categories of patients needing fibroid surgery are women with very heavy bleeding, or with pelvic pain or pressure, or urinary frequency or incontinence that interfere with quality of life, severe anemia from heavy bleeding or blockage of the ureters from very large fibroids. Many advances have been made in the surgical options to treat fibroids lik4 abdominal myomectomy for even large fibroids, uterine artery occlusion, endometrial ablation, laparoscopic myomectomy, hysteroscopic myomectomy and abdominal, vaginal and laparoscopic hysterectomy. Fibroid surgery is done if a patient has heavy bleeding that is persistent and causes severe anemia.

 

Severity of Fibroids - Kidney Damage:

Very rarely, fibroids may grow abnormally and press against the ureters, slowing or stopping the flow of urine out of the kidney. If urine cannot flow freely from the kidney, pressure builds up in the kidney and damages the kidney. This process is slow and usually shows no symptoms. If a patient is being closely followed by a physician, it is very unlikely that any damage will occur to the kidneys. On examination, a doctor can feel if the fibroids are too near the ureters. Some action would then be advised, before the slow process of damage to the kidneys begins.

 

Fibroid surgery in India

Pre Treatment for Fibroids can be one of the various types like hysterectomy, myomectomy and so on. Fibroid treatment in India can be detailed in following sub heads:

 

Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy surgery can be done through the vaginal opening or the abdomin and recovery time will be dependent upon which way you go. It is said that recovery time for a vaginal hysterectomy can be a few weeks but for an abdominal hysterectomy it can take twice as long, maybe up to a couple months. After the hysterectomy, patient must try to remain as sedentary as possible and absolutely “no heavy lifting.” Patient may also be required to eat special foods and take certain vitamin and mineral supplements. Most importantly, a hysterecotomy will surely bring the end of childbearing and it is known to bring on early menopause.

 

Myomectomy

The myomectomy is surgically similar to a hysterectomy but it is basically for removing those “easy to get to” fibroids. Typically this surgery is done via the abdomin and the uterus wall is recontructed after removal of the fibroids. One advantage over the hysterectomy is that patient can continue with childbearing however, patient may redevelop fibroids in the future. If this is the case, patient will once again have to have surgery. Patient also needs to understand that there is a possibility some fibroids will be missed during the myomectomy and they will continue to grow. The recovery time is commonly around four weeks if done through the abdomin but if done through the vagina you will be looking at just a few hours.

 

Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Also known as uterine artery embolization, uterine fibroid embolization is so much less invasive and desirable than the hysterectomy and myomectomy. Basically a catheter is placed inside the artery that is supplying the fibroid and blocks off the blood flow. With little to no blood supplying the fibroid, it will shrink in size. Since this is less intensive than the hysterecotomy and myomctomy surgery, the required recovery time is only around a week. Usually only an overnight stay at the hospital is required.

 

Focused Ultrasound

With focused ultrasound you combine the use of an MRI and ultrasound waves. As individuals, the MRI and ultrasound have been around for a long time and recently they have been combined to help treat fibroids. The 3-dimensional viewing capabilities that come with the MRI give the surgeon a better view of the fibroids and the uterus and the intense ultrasound sound waves can be used with pin-point accuracy to heat up and kill off the fibroids cells. This treatment technique is typically outpatient type and recovery time is a few hours.

 

Last Resort - Fibroids Surgery

You should now have an understanding of the various methods of fibroids surgery and what is to be expected with each. The statistics show that 25% of all women between the ages of 30-50 years suffer with fibroids so it is quite common. But don’t think that surgery is the only way to treat uterine fibroids. Surgery should be of a last resort. There are natural techniques and methods that are proven to work and they may just work for you. They are definitely worth a try when you consider the end results of surgery.

 

Heal & Wheel India’s role in your surgical trip …
Before coming to India for the surgery you will be in constant communication with our expert panel of surgeons here in India, They will advise you to lose weight if you are overweight. Every minute detail will be taken care off before and after the surgery for example placing things within reach in your house, usage of raised toilet seats, shower table etc. Cost of Fibroid treatment in India is very less compare to other nations.

Heal & Wheel understands your emotional needs as much as your physical ones. Thus what we work hard to provide is peace of mind. With significant experience and expertise in medical procedures. Heal and Wheel ensures you best quality medical treatment at most competitive prices coupled with the best recuperation vacation. We have tied up with the best in the Indian healthcare industry and deal only with internationally reputed experienced doctors with brilliant professional case histories.

We understand that security and hygiene are your utmost concerns. We have taken measures to ensure you the most hygienic and secure environs while you are with us in India. Heal and wheel is also famous for its excellent pre and post treatment follow up patient care services. We keep all your information confidential while closely following HIPAA standards. We remain in constant communication with your doctor back at home, both before and after your surgery in India.

 

Cost of Fibroid treatment in India

Heal & Wheel knows Fibroid Removal (myomectomy), cost for best fibroid surgery in Indian best class Hospitals,  have tie up with specialized surgeon and # 1 advance fibroid surgery treatment providers at affordable cost. We save your time, money and provide travel experience along with best side seeing of hospital city.

 

 
 

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