Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics

, Volume 279, Issue 4, pp 607–608 | Cite as

Laparoscopic extirpation of a 3-kg uterus

Letter to the Editor

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Large multiple fibroid uterus Total laparoscopic hysterectomy 

Notes

Conflict of interest statement

None.

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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