An ovarian cystectomy is the removal of an ovarian cyst through minimally invasive surgery. Ovarian cysts are usually harmless and disappear after a few months. In a few cases, ovarian cysts may linger on. They may cause persistent pain, irregularities in the menstrual cycle or grow bigger in size.
A hysteroscopic myomectomy is advised for submucosal fibroids, wherein the fibroids are pressing on the uterine lining.
Anusha Saxena, 27, was diagnosed with submucosal fibroids shortly after she approached us for preconception counseling.
“My husband and I had been trying to conceive for a year before we visited the doctor,” says Anusha.
For women with fibroids and infertility, surgery is suggested to improve their chances of pregnancy after a myomectomy. The type of surgery and the interval till the next pregnancy will depend on the number, type and size of fibroids.
Is pregnancy possible after a myomectomy?
In most cases pregnancy after myomectomy is possible.
Women who have been detected with fibroids (non-cancerous growths or tumors) and want to have children in the future may be suggested a laparoscopic myomectomy to remove the fibroids while leaving the uterus in place.
Richa Choudhary, 32, visited her gynecologist when she experienced symptoms like heavy periods and pelvic pain for two months.
A polyp is an abnormal growth of tissue that attaches itself to the inner lining of an organ. It appears flat and roundish and is mostly less than half an inch in size. Polyps may grow in the colon (large intestine), ear, nose or uterus.
What is a polypectomy procedure?
The procedure to remove a polyp is known as a polypectomy.
Frozen embryo transfer (FET) is a boon for couples who either cannot proceed with a fresh embryo transfer for medical reasons or want to have future attempts.
Research shows that frozen embryo transfers make up about 50% of the embryo transfers done in assisted reproductive centers.
What is Frozen Embryo Transfer?
Prerna Bajaj and her husband Ashwin, both in their mid-thirties, were trying to have a baby for six months. Unhappy with their unsuccessful attempts, they sought advice from Dr. Priti Arora Dhamija, Gynecologist and Fertility specialist at Sitaram Bhartia Hospital in Delhi.
After noting their medical history and performing a clinical examination,
Smita Jain, 45, experienced heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia) for about a year before she finally decided to do something about it. On a friend’s recommendation, she visited Dr Swati Sinha, Consultant Obstetrician-Gynecologist at Sitaram Bhartia hospital in South Delhi for menorrhagia treatment.
“Heavy menstrual bleeding occurs when you lose more than 80 ml of blood every menstrual cycle.
Ritika Sharma, a 48 year old tax professional, was suggested an LAVH (laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy) after the diagnosis of fibroids in an enlarged uterus. She had been ignoring the pain since long but when it became unbearable, she decided to consult Dr Swati Sinha, Obstetrician-Gynecologist at Sitaram Bhartia in South Delhi.
Usha Nair (56) got an ultrasound done on the recommendation of her gynecologist when she experienced bleeding after attaining menopause. On the basis of her symptoms and further tests Dr Rinku Sengupta, Consultant Obstetrician – Gynecologist at Sitaram Bhartia Hospital suggested an NDVH.
Unaware to what this meant, Usha quickly asked,