Sexual and Reproductive Health and Sexual and Reproductive Health
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Sexual and Reproductive HealthSEE LESS
Egypt and Egypt
Egypt and EgyptSEE LESS
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Uterine fibroids, the most common female pelvic tumour, cause suffering in 25% of women aged 15-49. They cause pain, bleeding and often infertility.
The dominant treatment is hysterectomy, involving surgical removal of the uterus. These invasive surgeries cause infertility, scarring and long recovery times. They require a sterile operating and recovery room. Ureteral injury major side effects occur in 2.2% to 3% of cases. Hospital stay is 2-5 days and return to normal activity is 44 days.