Background: Leiomyoma is benign tumor of smooth muscle of Uterus. It is also commonest pelvic tumor among women especially in reproductive age and the incidence is about 30% to 70%. The majorities of uterine leiomyomas are asymptomatic and may not require any therapy. Myomectomy is performing among those women who desire to maintain their menstrual and reproductive function.
Objectives: 1.To know the prevalence of Fibroid (Leiomyoma) and proportion of myomectomy among them. 2. To know the various clinical presentation among fibroid patients. 3. To know the commonest site and types fibroid. 4. To find the reasons for conservative surgery and outcomes after myomectomy.
Methods: A retrospective study was carried out in Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of G.G. Hospital, Jamnagar over a period 6 years from November-2005 to November-2010. In this study 55 cases of fibroid in which myomectomy were performed was reviewed and each of cases was scrutinized for clinico-epidemiological profile and other necessary information. Data were expressed as number (percentage) and appropriate statistical test was applied. P value
Uterus, Fibroid, Leiomyoma, Myomectomy.