Assessment of the feasibility of bipolar coagulation use to reduce hemorrhage in myomectomy performed by minilaparotomy.

Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 2010 Apr;19(2):75-82

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece.

The major problem with myomectomy is excessive bleeding from increased uterine blood supply, and this can be a life-threatening condition and prolong postoperative stay. The aim of our study was to evaluate our experience in symptomatic myoma excision with bipolar electrode by mini-laparotomy; we compared 67 procedures with bipolar electrode, in normal saline as distension fluid, to 42 cases performed with unipolar electrode. All participants were pre-menopausal women who had symptomatic myomas

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