Hysterectomy is a common procedure for women with uterine fibroids in the United States. However, many women want to retain chances of future pregnancies. Myomectomy is an option for these women. Myomectomy involves removal of the myomas without removing the uterus. A strong contraindication of myomectomy is that a funtional uterus may not be reconstructed after removal of the myomas. Read this article for a detailed discussion on myomectomy.