The role of myomectomy in fertility enhancement

Edgardo Somigliana, Paolo Vercellini, Laura Benaglia, Annalisa Abbiati, Giussy Barbara, Luigi Fedele

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At present, owing to the lack of adequately designed trials aimed to clearly establish that lesions benefit from surgery, a comprehensive and personalized approach should be adopted. The most important variables to be considered are the age of the woman, the characteristics of the fibroids, the concomitant presence of fibroids-related symptoms and the presence of other causes of infertility.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)379-385
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2008


  • Fibroids
  • Infertility
  • Myomectomy
  • Pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology


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