12 cm endometrioma - laparoscopy or laparotomy?! Terrified!!

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Hi, I’m new to the forum and would like some advice and to hear other's experience in terms of their surgical procedure. 

I found out in January that I have a 12x12x9 cm suspected to be endometrioma that needs to be removed. I also have elevated CA-125 level of 121 and the surgeon said she will try to remove it laparoscopically but there might be a possible conversion to a laparotomy. The gyn oncologist looked at my case and rejected saying it’s most likely not malignant.  

Surgery is scheduled in April and I am totally freaking out as I don’t want to wake up knowing they have given me a vertical incision (the surgeon mentioned she will be doing a vertical incision over a horizontal one)with more post operative pain. 

Can anyone share their experience of a cyst that large which have been removed using a laparoscopy? Thank you!!! 🙂🙂

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