Treatment of fibroids for Successful IVF

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What is a fibroid?

Uterine fibroids are muscular tumours that form in the wall of the womb.  Mostly fibroids  are non-cancerous and the most common benign tumour of female genital tract.Older women are more likely to have fibroids.It is estimated that more than 70% of the women in reproductive age may have fibroid.The lifetime risk of fibroid is over 60% after 45 yrs.


Most of the women with fibroid has no symptom.Abdominal pain,  heavy flow and pain during periods are the common symptoms.Sometimes they can lead to infertility or miscarriage.The symptoms,that the fibroid can cause, depend upon their location and size.

Fibroids can be a single growth or there can be multiple small tumors in the uterus. The size of a fibroid can be as one inches to 8 inches or even more. The larger the fibroid, the more problems it is likely to cause in the uterus regarding a woman’s ability to conceive. It is not only the size of the fibroid that can affect a woman’s ability to achieve pregnancy, but also the localization.

Fibroids are classified in three major categories based on their precise locations:

  1. Submucosal fibroids: These are the types of fibroids that grow in the uterine cavity
  2. Intramural fibroids: These are the fibroids that grow within the wall of the uterus
  3. Subserosal fibroids: These are the fibroids that grow on the outside of the uterus.

How Do Fibroids Cause Infertility?

 Fibroids located above the cervix can change its position and therefore restrict passage of sperm cells that can travel through the cervix.
– Certain fibroids can block the fallopian tubes, thus restricting oocyte movement and fertilization.
– Some fibroids can restrict the blood flow into the uterine cavity, where the embryo would normally implant and generate a pregnancy.
– Fibroids can also possibly cause changes in the uterine muscle that prevents embryo movement.

How fibroid can affect result of IVF?

Not all the fibroids are known to affect the IVF success rate. Those myomas which distort the uterine cavity or those which are very large in size can lead to infertility.

Treatment of myoma before IVF

The 3 D USG is sometimes needed by IVF specialist to know the exact location of fibroid. Only the large intramural fibroids or fibroids that distort the uterine cavity can negatively affect the results of IVF and hence should be surgically removed prior to IVF treatment. The cost of IVF &  Fibroids are varying from Different Place and Different Centre. However Baby Joy IVF & Fertility Centre offers a best IVF cost in Delhi.

Our success story after 18 years of infertility

Our patient Mrs. Rama, 38 year old female had secondary infertility  for last 18 years. She had hypothyroidism that was controlled and had fibroid uterus. She had the history of previous two failed IUI cycles and one failed IVF cycle at other centre. In Baby Joy IVF & Fertility centre, she was advised  myomectomy ( fibroid surgery ).  After myomectomy, she went looking for IVF treatment cost in Delhi.  She wanted cheap IVF and Best IVF Package in Delhi.  As she had infertility Treatment failure from other clinic, she needed Best IVF Cost in Delhi, which she was offered in Baby Joy IVF & Fertility Centre. The Centre gave her best IVF cost in Delhi.  She conceived in her first IVF cycle in our centre and successfully delivered a healthy baby by caesarean section.

Mrs. Shweta Gupta
Mrs. Shweta Gupta has 15 years of experience in Pharmaceuticals and Health care industries, with expertise in Patient counselling and Digital Media Strategy. She is HOD of Patient counselling Dept. at Baby Joy Fertility and IVF Center.

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21/08/2019 Reply

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27/08/2019 Reply

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