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  • n. The removal of the uterine myomas.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Removal of a uterine myoma by abdominal section.


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myoma +‎ -ectomy


  • Look, if you are 25 and have fibroids and haven't had your kids yet, then absolutely a myomectomy is the operation you most likely will want.

    In Defense of the Hysterectomy

  • Count me in as another ob/gyn who was angered by the CNN article's implication that myomectomy is always better than hyst; this approach puts many women through 2 surgeries - with their risks and costs - where one would do.

    In Defense of the Hysterectomy

  • The operation that can accomplish this is called a myomectomy, and it should always be the procedure of choice when you want to retain your childbearing options.

    Getting Pregnant

  • A myomectomy is a surgical procedure to remove fibroids but leave the uterus intact.

    Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.: For Women of Child-Bearing Age, What to Know About Painful Fibroids

  • Some may try to scare you into having a hysterectomy by telling you that a myomectomy is a very bloody or risky operation.

    Getting Pregnant

  • Other women choose to have just the fibroids removed -- a procedure called a myomectomy.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • A myomectomy is the surgical removal of the fibroids.

    Yahoo! Weather - Lexington, KY

  • A myomectomy is a surgery where the fibroid or fibroids are removed and the uterus is preserved.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • That is not a suitable solution at that stage a women is going to move into some type of invasive procedure hysterically its what is been recommended is been hysterectomy which is a total removal of the uterus, or myomectomy, which is the removal of fibroid from the uterus, very complicated procedure and with a long recovery period.


  • "So I have to have a myomectomy and a partial hystorectomy," she explained to the family.

    'Braxton Family Values': Toni Makes An Announcement, Needs Surgery (VIDEO)


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