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Singapore Premier Women's Hospital Offers Contactless Surgery for Uterine Fibroids
Date:3/3/2009

y good news - the cost. A similar procedure in the United States will cost upwards of US$6,500. At KKH, charges are less than half that.

Fibroids are a relatively common affliction amongst women. Almost 20 percent of all women get fibroids.

"Most fibroids are benign and grow at the rate of about 1cm per year. It can interfere with menstrual flow, so we usually recommend treatment if it gets bigger than 5cm," explains Dr Ong. Causes are still unknown, although doctors have noted a genetic element in women with fibroids.

The treatment is good for women in their 30s to late 40s but is not recommended to women with menopause.

"There is no longer a need for treatment post-menopause because without hormonal stimulation, the fibroids will shrink on their own," says Dr Ong.

About KK Women's and Children's Hospital                                                                
KK Women's and Children's Hospital, or simply KKH, is the largest medical facility in Singapore which provides specialized care for women, babies and children. Since its inception in 1924, it has grown into a 830-bed tertiary hospital for women and children. Every year, KKH registers over 600,000 visits by women and children who come as inpatients or outpatients. In addition, one-third of all couples in Singapore choose to deliver their babies at KKH. (www.kkh.com.sg)

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