Uterine Fibroid Embolization
- Created: July 5, 2009
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As the most common gynecological tumor in women, uterine fibroids can affect fertility and the chances of conception. Though the minimally invasive treatment, called uterine fibroid embolization, has been slow to catch on in the United States, there are benefits to the procedure. Dr. Bruce McLucas, of the Fibroid Treatment Collective at the UCLA Hospital and Medical School, shares with host Kim Hahn the details behind the treatment process, the costs, and how pregnancy is handled post-embolization.
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