Citizens Specialty Hospital Achieves Success in Treating a Large 32x20 cm Uterine Fibroid

Citizens Specialty Hospital Achieves Success in Treating a Large 32x20 cm Uterine Fibroid

Hyderabad, 08th Dec 2023Citizens Specialty Hospital celebrates a significant milestone in successfully treating a 44-year-old female, experiencing chronic abdominal distension for six months. Diagnosis revealed a sizable uterine fibroid measuring 32x20 cm, significantly impacting the patient's quality of life and presenting complex challenges.

Under the expert guidance of Dr Suchitra Royyuru, Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Citizens Specialty Hospital, a comprehensive evaluation and counselling were initiated for the patient and her family. The risks and benefits of Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH) were thoroughly explained, emphasizing the tailored approach to address the patient's condition. Remarkably, the patient sought treatment at Citizens Specialty Hospital after multiple other hospitals rejected her for laparoscopic procedure, underlining the expertise and commitment of the medical team in handling complex cases.

Dr Suchitra Royyuru remarked, "The successful treatment of this patient was a collaborative effort involving careful assessment, personalized counselling, and advanced surgical intervention. TLH is a minimally invasive surgical procedure, resulting in less pain, reduced scarring, and a faster recovery compared to open surgery. With smaller incisions, there's a decreased risk of postoperative infections, contributing to a smoother recovery process. TLH has been shown to have comparable surgical outcomes in terms of effectiveness and safety when compared to traditional open hysterectomy.

Our aim was to alleviate the patient's distress while ensuring the best possible outcome. The decision for Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy was taken considering the patient's overall health and well-being."

Uterine fibroids, also known as leiomyomas, are non-cancerous growths composed of muscle and connective tissue that develop within a woman's uterus. While typically benign, these tumors can present various symptoms and challenges for affected individuals. These growths often manifest as heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding when located within the uterine cavity or submucosally, occasionally leading to anemia. Although some women may not experience noticeable symptoms, others might encounter pelvic discomfort, increased urinary frequency, menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding), severe anemia, urinary retention potentially causing hydronephrosis, or the presence of a sizable pelvic mass.

Adopting certain lifestyle practices, such as incorporating fresh fruits, cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, and turnips into the diet while avoiding high-sugar and food additives, may offer some assistance. Additionally, maintaining regular exercise routines, managing a healthy weight, and moderating alcohol consumption are recommended for potential symptom management. Maintaining a menstrual calendar and undergoing regular gynecological check-ups, particularly for those in higher-risk categories, are vital practices to monitor and address any potential issues associated with uterine fibroids.

Dr Prabhakar P, Regional Chief Operating Officer, Citizens Specialty Hospital, stated, "Our priority is to provide comprehensive and compassionate care to our patients. We are immensely proud of the expertise showcased by our medical team, led by Dr Suchitra Royyuru, in successfully managing this challenging case. This underscores our commitment to delivering excellent healthcare services and addressing complex medical conditions with proficiency."

This successful outcome showcases Citizens Specialty Hospital's dedication to delivering exceptional healthcare and its commitment to providing innovative and personalized treatments for patients facing complex medical conditions.