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
Hx excision of melanoma from neck. No medical problems. Normal pap smears.
Michael C. Pitter, MD, FACOG
Clinical Assistant Professor
Chief, Minimally Invasive & Gyn Robotic Surgery
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Newark, New Jersey USA
Hackensack University Medical Center & Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.
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