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Fibroid Removal Surgery / Uterine Myomectomy

Our Michigan medical malpractice lawyers represent patients like you who have suffered injuries due to medical mistakes made by doctors, nurses, and hospitals. Many of these injuries are very serious, often requiring extensive medical treatment and the need for additional surgeries. When a medical error causes a death, it can give rise to a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit.

There are risks involved in every medical procedure and not all poor results are due to medical malpractice. A lawsuit can only be filed when there is a medical error or mistake that caused your injury. Our experience medical malpractice lawyers will review your medical chart and determine whether your injury was the result of negligent treatment or just a normal risk or complication of your procedure.

Fibroid Removal (Uterine myomectomy) Procedure

Myomectomy is the surgical removal of uterine fibroids while preserving the uterus. Uterine fibroids (leiomyofibromas) are benign tumors of the uterine muscle. Fibroids are classified by location in the uterus: those that grow into the uterine cavity are called submucous fibroids, those located in the uterine wall are called mural fibroids, and those that protrude outside the uterine wall are called subserous fibroids.

Several approaches are available for myomectomy, including abdominal myomectomy, laparoscopic myomectomy, and myomectomy performed through the woman's cervical canal, which does not involve abdominal incisions (hysteroscopic myomectomy).

Risks of Fibroid Removal (Uterine myomectomy) Procedures

The most common risks of a Fibroid Removal (Uterine myomectomy) procedure are:

  • Uncontrollable leakage of urine
  • Injury to bladder
  • Injury to the urethra
  • Injury to the bowel and/or intestinal obstruction
  • Sterility
  • Pulmonary embolism

Contact a Michigan Fibroid Removal (Uterine Myomectomy) Medical Malpractice Lawyer

If you suspect that you or a family member have been the victim of medical malpractice from a fibroid removal (uterine myomectomy) procedure, you should contact our office immediately to discuss your case. There are strict time limitations for filing medical malpractice cases in Michigan and if you wait too long, your case may be barred forever. Call us now at (800) 606-1717.

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