Having uterine fibroids can be a very serious condition. An abdominal myomectomy is a procedure performed for women with uterine fibroids who want to be able to have children. It is a major surgery, with risks similar to a hysterectomy.
Although the results of this surgery are variable, most women experience some improvement in their symptoms after the surgery.
Now that you have viewed the presentation, it is your doctor's hope that you have a better understanding of the procedure, including its risks, benefits and alternatives. Based what you want and expect, you and your doctor can now make a shared decision about your health care.