37-year-old Gülnara Elmuradova learned that she had 1,5 fibroids in her abdomen, a total of approximately 13 kilograms, during the examinations performed at the Near East University Hospital, where she applied with complaints of inguinal pain and abdominal bloating. All myomas of the patient were removed after a 2-hour surgery performed by the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics.
37-year-old Gülnara Elmuradova, who applied to the Near East University Hospital due to inguinal pain and abdominal swelling, was shocked when she learned the truth revealed by the examinations. As a result of ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging, many giant fibroids filling the entire abdomen of Elmuradova were detected. Near East University Hospital Gynecology and Obstetrics Department specialist Asst. Assoc. Dr. Gülnara Elmuradova, who got rid of fibroids with a successful operation directed by Özlen Emekçi Özay, regained her health. Asst. Assoc. Dr. Özlen Emekçi Özay said that although fibroids are benign masses, they have reached a giant size, and that they are surgically removed.
Asst. Assoc. Dr. Özlen Emekçi Özay: "Myomas were removed while protecting the uterus"
The continuation of Gülnara Elmuradova's desire to become a mother determined the course of the surgery. A total of 1,5 fibroids with a total weight of approximately 14 kilograms, the largest reaching 13 centimeters, were removed with the surgery in which the uterus of the patient was preserved. Asst. Assoc. Dr. Özlen Emekçi Özay reported that all fibroids were removed through a 10-centimeter small surgical incision applied to the lower abdomen.
Although rare, fibroids can cause infertility.
Myomas, which are generally benign masses, arise from the muscular layer of the uterus. Fibroids that do not cause any complaints are very common in women and are detected incidentally during routine gynecological examinations. Fibroids can be a problem due to their size, number and location.
Fibroids, which can often give additional symptoms in proportion to growth, excessive menstrual bleeding, menstrual irregularity and abdominal pain, bleeding after sexual intercourse, inter-menstrual bleeding, frequent urination, abdominal enlargement or swelling, menstrual periods or during sexual intercourse It may cause anemia due to pain and excessive bleeding towards the coccyx. Fibroids that cover the mouth of the tubes or uterus, on the other hand, invite infertility.
Asst. Assoc. Dr. Özlen Emekçi Özay: "Fibroids that cause obvious complaints should definitely be treated"
Stating that usually small fibroids that do not cause complaints do not require surgery, Asst. Assoc. Dr. Özlen Emekçi Özay said, "Despite this, fibroids that cause significant complaints, affect fertility, or that can be confused with cancer or similar malignant tumors require surgical treatment," said Özlen Emekçi Özay.