Myomectomy in South Africa

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Ahmed Kathrada Private Hospital
2.3

From 38 verified reviews

Nompumelelo Madliwa, 19 April 2020

I had such a wonderful experience there with Dr Thomas, I had a skin drafting done it was such a smooth process I am healing very well and had a great stay there, Thank you so much

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UCT Private Academic Hospital
3.9

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Juliettash Stadler, 05 May 2020

My Son was admitted with a very rare autoimmune illness in April this year. The care he was given was superb Prof Dheda, Prof Louw and their team of specialists covered every possibility , diagnosed efficiently and treated effectively. There was time taken to explain everything. The Hospital Matron made allowances for me to spend as much as possible time with my son and also allowed for frequent visits from close family. Mr Daniel Mathew the Hospital General manager is very approachable and interested . The staff was friendly and helpful. Basically every one from reception through admin to ICU was friendly and helpful. I Highly recommend this hospital

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Netcare Linksfield Hospital
3.1

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Charlotte Sorour, 13 March 2020

Parking is a huge problem.On a positive note it is a great hospital with great specialists and doctor's hence why it is so busy. Well worth driving around a bit looking for parking knowing your loved one's are in good hands. My mind at ease. My husband is well looked after. Thank you Linksfield staff :)

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Netcare N1 City Hospital
2.9

From 36 verified reviews

Kim Adams, 30 March 2020

Overall I had a good experience.

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    What you need to know about Myomectomy in South Africa

    Uterine Fibroids

    Myomectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove Uterine fibroids – abnormal growths that appear in or on a woman’s uterus. You may undergo this procedure if you have any of the following symptoms: Heavy menstrual bleeding, Menstrual periods that last longer than a week, pelvic pressure or pain, frequent urination, etc.

    What does a Myomectomy Procedure Involve?

    There are three types of myomectomy: abdominal myomectomy, laparoscopic myomectomy, and hysteroscopic myomectomy. All performed under general anesthetic. With abdominal myomectomy, your surgeon makes a large incision through the lower abdomen into the uterus, removes the fibroids from the uterine wall, and closes the incisions with stitches. With laparoscopic myomectomy, your surgeon makes four small incisions to insert surgical tools and a laparoscope (a thin, flexible tube with a light and a camera on one end) and cut your fibroids into small pieces. With hysteroscopic myomectomy, your surgeon inserts a thin scope through your vagina and cervix into your uterus, then shave off pieces of the fibroid using a wire loop.

    How Long Should I Stay in South Africa for a Myomectomy Procedure?

    Unless you undergo hysteroscopic myomectomy, you will need to stay in the hospital for 1 to 3 days. Plan to stay in South Africa for at least 7 days to attend follow-up checkups and also removal of the stitches.

    What's the Recovery Time Like?

    You will need to rest for 1 week and the recovery period depends on which type of Myomectomy you underwent: four to six weeks after abdominal myomectomy, two to four weeks after laparoscopic myomectomy, two to three days after hysteroscopic myomectomy. Wait for around six weeks until you can have sex, but you should wait three to six months before trying to get pregnant.

    MyMediTravel currently lists 4 facilities in South Africa offering Myomectomy procedures - see above for the complete list, along with estimated prices. The price of a Myomectomy can vary according to each individual’s case and will be determined based on your medical profile and an in-person assessment with the specialist. For a personalized quoteClick Here to submit your details

    What sort of Aftercare is Required for Myomectomy Procedures in South Africa?

    After the surgery, you will have some restrictions on your diet. You will need to take care of the surgical site as it heals to limit scarring and infection. You may be advised to do some light exercises, but refrain from doing anything strenuous such as heavy lifting until you are fully recovered.

    What's the Success Rate of Myomectomy Procedures in South Africa?

    Myomectomy is very effective and complications are very rare. However, it does have some risks and side effects you need to be aware of, including excessive blood loss, pregnancy complications, scar tissue, damage to nearby organs, and new fibroids. 

    Are there Alternatives to Myomectomy Procedures in South Africa?

    If your fibroids do not cause any symptoms or the symptoms are mild, you do not need any treatment. If you do need treatment, your alternatives to myomectomy are myolysis, uterine artery embolization, hysterectomy, and endometrial ablation.

    What Should You Expect Before and After the Procedure

    After a myomectomy, you will have relief from the symptoms of your uterine fibroids, such as pelvic pain and menstrual bleeding.

    Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 28/11/2020.

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