Parasitic myoma after laparoscopic morcellation: a systematic review of the literature.

@article{Meulen2016ParasiticMA,
  title={Parasitic myoma after laparoscopic morcellation: a systematic review of the literature.},
  author={Jeffrey Van Der Meulen and Johanna M A Pijnenborg and Carolien M. Boomsma and Marieke F G Verberg and P. M. A. J. Geomini and M. Y. Bongers},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2016},
  volume={123 1},
  pages={69-75}
}
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic morcellation is frequently used for tissue removal after laparoscopic hysterectomy or myomectomy and may result in parasitic myomas, due to seeding of remained tissue fragments in the abdominal cavity. However, little is known about the incidence and risk factors of this phenomenon. OBJECTIVES To identify the incidence and risk factors for the development of parasitic myoma after laparoscopic morcellation. SEARCH STRATEGY A systematic review of the literature in… CONTINUE READING
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