Fertility outcomes following myomectomy in infertile patients at our centre: a retrospective analysis


  • Nidhi Goyal Department of Infertility and Reproductive Medicine, KJK Hospital and Fertility Research Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
  • K. Jayakrishnan Department of Infertility and Reproductive Medicine, KJK Hospital and Fertility Research Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India




Fibroid, Infertility, Myomectomy, Pregnancy


Background: Fibroids have been known to cause infertility due to multiple factors. However, the role of myomectomy in patients with intramural and subserosal fibroids has been a topic of debate. This study evaluates outcomes following myomectomy in patients seeking treatment for infertility at study centre.

Methods: This was hospital based retrospective study which evaluated 92 infertile patients who took treatment for infertility.

Results: A total 41.3% patients conceived within one year of myomectomy. Pregnancy rates were better in patients with intramural combined with submucous fibroids, age between 30 and 35 years, size of largest fibroid between 3 and 6 cm and when number of fibroids were between 3 and 6 and conception was maximum after ovulation induction.

Conclusions: Pregnancy rates after myomectomy are better in young patients with large fibroids. Active management for infertility needs to be done after myomectomy.


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