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Learning about the small risk of premature menopause that can occur after a uterine fibroid embolization. What causes premature menopause after an embolization? The mechanism concerning premature menopause following embolization is uncertain; however, there are a number of factors that may play a role in premature menopause. Premature menopause happens when menopause occurs before the ... Read more Premature Menopause After Embolization

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Are you at risk for uterine fibroids if it runs in your family? The Fibroid Treatment Collective answers patient questions. Should I be concerned about fibroids if I have a family history? Research suggests that having a family history of fibroids may increase your risk of inheriting this growth.  According to a number of clinical ... Read more Family History and Uterine Fibroids

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Radiologist vs. Gynocologist: Which is more qualified to perform UFE? Find out now! Is it common for a radiologist to perform a UAE/UFE as opposed to an OB/GYN? Because the procedure requires specific training in radiology, the procedure is often carried out by an interventional radiologist, while a gynecologist handles the pre /post procedural examinations and follow-up. However, ... Read more Radiologist vs. Gynocologist and UFE

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Embolization has helped many women recover from painful and uncomfortable symptoms. Find out how embolization can shrink or eradicate fibroids of all sizes. My fibroid is the size of a six month pregnancy. Is embolization a good procedure for huge fibroids? The embolization procedure is an optimal alternative for fibroids of all sizes. UFE (Uterine ... Read more UFE Treatment of Various Fibroid Sizes

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A small womens group in Pennsylvania is making fibroid education and other health issues faced by women a priority. Fibroid education for women is becoming a priority with a small womens group in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. The group, called Spirit of Women, has teamed up with the Pocono Health System to present seminars that address ... Read more Fibroid Education for Women

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UFE or uterine artery embolization (UAE) is a non-surgical treatment alternative to hysterectomy that takes less than one hour to complete. First performed in 1994, more than 50,000 women worldwide have been treated with the procedure. UFE or uterine artery embolization (UAE) is a non-surgical treatment alternative to hysterectomy that takes less than one hour ... Read more Fibroids Do Not Always Require Uterus Removal

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Some women who have fibroids find uterine artery embolization (UAE) as a better alternative than hysterectomy or other surgical method. Hysterectomy itself has been performed about 600 thousands times each year in U.S alone for treating enlarged and symptomatic uterine fibroid. Uterine artery embolization involves a non-surgical procedure that blocks the blood supply to the ... Read more UAE – Shrinking Your Fibroids with This Non-Surgical Procedure

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