Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics

, Volume 279, Issue 4, pp 607–608

Laparoscopic extirpation of a 3-kg uterus

Letter to the Editor


Uterine fibroids are remarkably common and may rarely grow to a large volume. The standard treatment in this situation is abdominal hysterectomy. We are presenting the case of a large multiple fibroid uterus that was successfully treated with total laparoscopic hysterectomy and the problems associated with such an operation.


Large multiple fibroid uterus Total laparoscopic hysterectomy 

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© Springer-Verlag 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Medical Center of Central GeorgiaMaconUSA
  2. 2.Heart of Georgia Women’s CenterWarner RobinsUSA

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