Tree Top Hospital successfully completes the removal of a very large fibroid the size of 12x10x10 cm through laparoscopic myomectomy.

A Laparoscopic myomectomy is the removal of uterine fibroids while leaving the uterus intact. It is a minimally invasive procedure. This surgery requires precision and accuracy in order to not disturb the uterus and to avoid heavy bleeding.

The surgery was carried out by Dr Mahmoud Aboubakur,  Specialist Obstetrics and Gynecology assisted by Dr Rishi Kant Consultant General Surgery as the first assistant & Dr Preethy Solomon, Specialist Obstetrics and Gynecology as a second assistant along with a skilled team of OT nurses and with great support from Dr Aminath Fiuna, Consultant of Anaesthesia who provided anaesthesia to the patient.

The laparoscopic myomectomy was performed to  remove  the large fibroid through only 4 minuscule holes each 5-10mm repair of the uterus in two-layer was completed without any complication and I am happy to share that the patient’s recovery is progressing well” shared Dr. Mahmoud Aboubakur .

The guest, Emilie Elegante is a 39-year-old who had severe anemia and heavy vaginal bleeding. During clinical evaluation, she was diagnosed with a large uterine fibroid. A fibroid is a non-cancerous growth that develops in or around the womb. Depending on the type, size and location of the uterine fibroids, different symptoms might be faced and to remove this fibroid surgery is required.

 Reflecting on her experience the guest has shared ‘I thank Dr Mahmoud and the team for getting me through this delicate surgery, I am recovering well all thanks to the care provided from the first day up until discharge”.

Dr. Mahmoud Aboubakr has over 12 years of experience in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology with a special interest in infertility management IUI & IVF Hysteroscopy & advanced Laparoscopic procedures. He completed his MBBS from Mansoura University, Egypt and his Master’s Degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology & Reproductive medicine & infertility at Mansoura University Egypt.

Dr Mahmoud completed the professional diploma of IVF and infertility (AACME) USA DIRMAS Birmingham diploma of infertility and IVF EDGES diploma of Advanced laparoscopic surgeries (German & Egyptian society).

Through evaluation, diagnosis, and management of infertility, including ovulation induction, he assisted several couples to conceive after experiencing infertility for a long period of time

As a specialist obstetrician & gynecologist, he has performed many difficult caesarian sections and hysterectomies and supervised deliveries in Egypt and Maldives. He also attended multiple trainings over the years including courses in resuscitation, mechanical ventilation and immunotherapy.

Tree Top Hospital Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics departments services will be offered through our Women and Child Centre located on the 3rd floor of the hospital building. The department is committed to providing the highest quality of care for women's reproductive and gynecological health in a compassionate and caring manner. Our experienced and highly trained specialists combine a wide variety of interests and expertise to address the health concerns of women of all ages.

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