Leiomyoma Removal: A Case Report

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Title Leiomyoma Removal: A Case Report
Creator Nykol Bailey
Subject Leiomyoma; uterine fibroid; gynecological surgery; abdominal mass; surgical blood loss; MSNA
Description Leiomyoma's are the most common type of uterine fibroid occurring at a 20-25% incidence.1 Considered a benign tumor they are comprised of smooth muscle cells, fibrous tissue and collagen matrix. Leiomyoma's are the leading cause of primary hysterectomy and are the cause several reproductive issues including, infertility, miscarriage, menorrhagia and abdominal pain.1 In the United States, 200,000 out of the 600,000 hysterectomies performed are due to leiomyoma with healthcare costs estimated at over $2 billion annually.2
Publisher Westminster College
Date 2014-12
Type Text; Image
Language eng
Rights Management Digital copyright 2014, Westminster College. All rights Reserved.
ARK ark:/87278/s61p1880
Setname wc_ir
Date Created 2015-04-11
Date Modified 2015-04-11
ID 1094105
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s61p1880
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