Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal myomectomy through an anterior approach

Hung Yen Chin, Chyi Long Lee, Chih Feng Yen, Chin Jung Wang, Yung Kuei Soong

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Background: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of a combined laparoscopic and vaginal approach through the anterior cul-de-sac in dealing with fundal and/or anterior wall uterine myomata. Patients and methods: Seven women with symptomatic fundal and/or anterior wall uterine myomata were enrolled in this study. After laparosocopic identification of the location of the myomata, a guiding suture brought the dominant myoma down through the anterior cul-de-sac into the vagina via an anterior colpotomy. Resection and suturing were then performed transvaginally. Results: Mean ± standard deviation (SD) operative time, blood loss, and the length of hospital stay were 88.1 ± 27.8 minutes, 278.6 ± 131.8 mL, and 2.9 ± 0.7 days, respectively. No patients developed serious complications, and only four transient macroscopic hematuria occurred intra- and postoperatively. Conclusion: Although transient hematuria may occur, a combined laparoscopy and vaginal approach in dealing with fundal and/or anterior wall uterine fibroids through the anterior cul-de-sac is an alternative to pure laparosocpic myomectomy.
頁(從 - 到)135-138
期刊Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques - Part A
出版狀態已發佈 - 6月 1 2004


  • laparoscopic assisted vaginal myomectomy
  • laparoscopic surgery
  • suturing method
  • uterus myoma
  • postoperative complication
  • surgical approach
  • hematuria
  • myomectomy
  • colpotomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 手術


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