What To Think About
When trying to get pregnant after myomectomy. Because fibroids can grow back, it is best to try to conceive as soon after a myomectomy as is safely possible and your recovery from surgery is complete.
When incisions have been made into the uterine wall to remove fibroids, future pregnancy may be affected. Sometimes Reference placenta Opens New Window problems develop, such as Reference placenta abruptio Opens New Window or Reference placenta accreta Opens New Window. During labor, the uterus may not function normally, which can make a Reference cesarean delivery Opens New Window necessary.
In rare cases, a hysterectomy is needed when the surgery reveals that the uterus is too overgrown with fibroids for a safe myomectomy.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: June 23, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Divya Gupta, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology