Removing a uterine fibroidBy Mayo Clinic staff
Original Article: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/medical/IM03927
- Fibroid locations
- Abdominal hysterectomy incisions
- Incision over a uterine fibroid
- Removing a uterine fibroid
Removing a uterine fibroid
The surgeon peels the fibroid away from the uterine wall. Repair of the wall requires carefully placed stitches (sutures), often in layers.