Why Has Surgery Removing Fibroids Gotten Better and Better?

Robotic Endometriosis Excision Surgery

Uterine fibroids (“leiomyomata,” singular “leiomyoma”) are comprised of swirls of fibromuscular growths within your uterus (womb) that build up over time, expanding such that they push aside or compress surrounding tissue—whether it be the internal uterine tissue itself or even organs outside of your uterus. They are unwelcome invaders into an organ that has a lot riding on it—your fertility and quality of life.

Endometriosis Becomes Mainstream News

The media has been talking about endometriosis a lot lately. Women are encouraged to report symptoms to their doctors, yet these ads are short on explanations. Women who wonder if their symptoms are warning signals for endometriosis are searching the Internet and social media for what it actually is and—more importantly—might they have it.

Robotic Excision of Endometriosis? Just What Are You Getting Into?

Endometriosis. Surgery is the only way to diagnosis it. Surgery is the best way to get rid of it. Yes, that’s unsettling, but today’s surgery for endometriosis is not the ordeal it used to be. Still, any surgery is a bit of an heavy concept to accept, so you are best prepared knowing exactly what you’re getting into when you decide to get rid of your pain and improve your ability to become pregnant.

Robotic Excision of Endometriosis? Just What Are You Getting Into?

Endometriosis. Surgery is the only way to diagnosis it. Surgery is the best way to get rid of it. Yes, that’s unsettling, but today’s surgery for endometriosis is not the ordeal it used to be. Still, any surgery is a bit of an heavy concept to accept, so you are best prepared knowing exactly what you’re getting into when you decide to get rid of your pain and improve your ability to become pregnant.

Endometriosis All Year ‘Round

it was a condition that typically involved years of delay in arriving at a diagnosis or was ignored or unaddressed because of symptoms that were vague, always changing, or only intermittent. On March 13 of that year, he announced the “Million Women March” in Washington, D.C., USA, to coincide with similar marches in fifty other countries. Since then his vision has expanded in scope to encompass the entire month of March as “Endometriosis Awareness Month,” and to call attention to the entire world of women who suffer from it all year ‘round!

How Does a Surgeon Reach Unreachable Fibroids?

The anatomy and the function of the uterus (your womb) go hand-in-hand. It is its very shape, somewhat spherical with its length greater than its width, that allows function. This makes sense, because the bulk of the uterus is muscular tissue which contracts, and its length being greater than its width gives it a vector force when it contracts.

Endometriosis—the Downside and the Upside

Endometriosis is an unfortunate condition that has gained considerable notoriety—even infamy—as a curse of sorts. Women who have it know all about the downsides: they are living them. Pain, infertility, pelvic organ dysfunction, and even problems with other abdominal organs, such as the bladder, rectum, and intestines, are all associated with it. So it seems a bit insulting to these women to imply that anything good can come out of it.

Could It Be Endometriosis? In Me? The Endometriosis “Dirty Dozen”

As we all get older, we begin to sense our own mortality. As children, we feel invincible and invulnerable to the bad things that seem to happen to only other people. However, as we accrue the years under our belts, we begin to realize that the “things” that can happen to any one of us depend on our time of exposure to the ups and downs of life itself. Sooner or later, things will inevitably happen.

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