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Perioperative blood loss after abdominal myomectomies: new solutions to an old problem

      Uterine fibroids represent the most common pelvic neoplasms in women, with a lifetime risk up to 70%–80% and a prevalence that increases with age during the reproductive years. Despite their benign nature, they can often cause troublesome symptoms, such as pelvic pain or bloating, abnormal uterine bleedings, and infertility. In addition, based on their location, uterine fibroids may distort the uterine cavity, leading in some cases to difficulty in conceiving and increased risk of miscarriage (
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      Comparison of fertility outcomes after laparoscopic myomectomy for barbed versus nonbarbed sutures.
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