How much does the Fibroid Removal Surgery Cost in Nepal?
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The Fibroid Removal Surgery Cost in Nepal is a range between USD 4,000 to USD 10,000 whereas the cost for the same procedure in other developed countries like the USA, UK, etc. will begin from USD 40,000. Nepal is a country that offers the most reasonable cost for fibroids removal. We have fertility experts who are trained professionals and have many years of experience in performing fibroid removal surgery. This is an estimated cost of fibroid removal surgery in Nepal. The actual cost may vary depending upon the diagnosis and other medical conditions.
What do you understand by fibroids?
By fibroids we understand that it is a growth that is made out of the tissue and this tissue will generally form a non-cancerous tumour and that needs to be removed to avoid forming cancer. The growth of fibroids usually occurs in the woman’s uterus. It has been found that there are many women with fibroids who generally do not have any symptoms at all, whereas the others will have symptoms ranging from heavy bleeding and pain in the abdomen or infertility.
How the fibroids can be diagnosed?
The fertility experts at Fertility Center Nepal will diagnose the symptoms of fibroids by using the following tests and these are:
a) Ultrasound Scan: Your fertility expert will conduct an ultrasound scan through which they will be able to eliminate the other possible conditions which may have similar symptoms. Usually, the fertility expert will conduct ultrasound scans when the patients have heavy periods and nothing can be deducted through blood tests.
b) Laparoscopy device: A laparoscope is a small instrument in which the camera is attached and your fertility can look at the outside of your uterus through which they can examine the size and shape. While performing laparoscopy procedure your surgeon can take the biopsy sample, if required.
c) Biopsy: This is a test in which the fertility expert will take a small sample of the lining of the women uterus and then they will examine it under a microscope.
d) Transvaginal ultrasound scan: This is an ultrasound scan which is a safe and straight forward procedure in which the fertility expert can examine the female internal organs such as uterus, cervix, vagina, fallopian tubes, and ovaries.
e) Hysteroscopy device: This is a small telescope through which your fertility expert will examine inside your uterus. While performing this procedure, your fertility expert can take a biopsy sample of the lining of your uterus.
How fibroid removal surgery in Nepal is performed?
The following are some common procedures through which your fertility expert will perform the fibroid removal surgery in Nepal at Fertility Center Nepal and these are:
a) Hysterectomy: Hysterectomy is the surgical procedure in which your fertility expert will remove your uterus and other pelvic organs through an incision which they will make in your abdomen. This is the most common treatment for fibroids. This procedure allows the fertility expert to view the pelvic organs when cancer of uterus, cervix or ovaries is suspected or it can be done upon the need and condition of the patient. This is a procedure in which the fertility expert will make use of general anesthesia due to which certain risk factors are associated such as pain, infection, loss of blood and also it requires a longer time to recover. You need to stay at the hospital for about 2 to 3 days. After the procedure, the stitches will be made only inside the vagina and the body will take about 3 to 6 weeks to absorb the stitches.
b) Myomectomy: Myomectomy is a surgical procedure in which the fertility expert will remove the fibroids without removing the uterus. This is the best option for the women who wish to have a baby after fibroids removal. The women can become pregnant after having myomectomy as this is the procedure that is best considered for removing the fibroids and preventing the uterus. Some women experience heavy bleeding after the fibroids are removed. Some women are at a higher risk of problems which can be blood clots in the legs or infection is the other part of the body. There are chances that fibroids can re-occur after myomectomy and you will need to undergo another surgical procedure to remove them in the later stage.
c) Hysteroscopic Resection: This is a procedure in which your fertility expert will use a hysteroscope which is a thin telescope and they will insert that through your cervix. With the help of this telescope, your fertility expert can see inside the uterus and they will remove the fibroids using an electric knife or a laser. Your fertility expert will perform this procedure under local or general anesthesia.
d) Laparoscopic Surgery: This is a procedure in which the fertility expert will perform the surgery by using a pencil-thin surgical telescope which is known as a laparoscope. Your fertility expert will insert a laparoscope in your abdomen by making one or more small incisions to remove the fibroids. Your fertility expert will use laparoscopic myomectomy to reach out the easy and small fibroids, but when it became difficult or hard to reach fibroids then they will use laparoscopic myolysis. To shrink or destroy the fibroids your expert will make use of electric needle or laser.
e) Embolization: This is a procedure in which fibroids will be shrinking by cutting off their blood supply. Your surgeon will use an X-ray image and will thread a small fine thin tube called a catheter which they will pass through a tiny incision in the groin into the main arteries from where the blood supplied to the uterus. To block these blood vessels, the fertility expert will inject the small particles of plastic through the catheter. As the smaller arteries will continue to supply the oxygen to the uterus so that it will not cause any damage to women’s uterus. This procedure will be performed under local or general anesthesia and women need to lie flat for 6 to 7 hours until the bleeding stops from the incision in the groin.