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WATCH ON-DEMAND: Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Multiple Myomectomy With Dr. Michael Pitter

On Thursday, April 4th, 2013 at 9:00am (PT)  12:00 noon (ET),  Dr. Michael Pitter presented a live webcast with Q&A on a robotic assisted multiple myomectomy procedure he performed on March 15th, 2013.

 

 

Learning Objective:  The objective of this event is to demonstrate a technique of laparoscopic myomectomy for uterine preservation minimizing the use of thermal energy for the enucleation of multiple myomas.

About the patient:

43 year old nulliparous woman with no prior abdominal surgery, presented with menorrhagia and pelvic pains becoming worse over the past 2 to 3 years.  Self employed and did not want a laparotomy to slow her down.  Uterine size 20 -22 weeks size uterus.  Patient’s BMI = 21.0.  U/S and MRI images confirm multiple myomas, the largest was right anterior fundal measuring 10 X 12 X 12   

Previous history:
Hx excision of melanoma from neck.  No medical problems.  Normal pap smears.

 

Bio:  

Michael C. Pitter, MD, FACOG 

Clinical Assistant Professor
Chief, Minimally Invasive & Gyn Robotic Surgery
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center 
Newark, New Jersey USA 

 

Affiliations:

Hackensack University Medical Center & Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.  


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