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A woman comes from Nigeria looking for help with her fibroids and infertility and finds not only relief but the blessings of motherhood 2 years after UFE. One of the most difficult things a woman will ever face is the desire for a child and the apparent inability to have one. Just over two years […]

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When comparing hysterectomy, myomectomy and Uterine Fibroid Embolization, UFE costs were significantly less as an alternative treatment for fibroids. Health care costs continue to be a concern for many women across the United States and it is a hot topic of discussion in our homes and on Capitol Hill. Let’s face it. If you don’t […]

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I am 54-year-old woman in good health. I assumed I was postmenopausal, as I hadn’t had a period for nearly two years. But then last week I had a period that lasted five or six days. Should I see a doctor? ANSWER: Yes, you should see your doctor promptly to have this evaluated. If you […]

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When it comes to her body, it’s a good thing Sharon Moultrie, 52, has a sense of humor. For more than 12 years, Moultrie had been troubled by her inability to conceive a child. She knew that she experienced heavy bleeding during her periods. And she also had a sense that she might be infertile. […]

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“Based on long- and short-term outcomes, uterine artery embolization is a safe and effective option for appropriately selected women who wish to retain their uteri,” the practice bulletin reports. The bulletin, released in 2008, also evaluates other alternatives to hysterectomy. “We applaud the ACOG for recognizing UFE as an effective alternative,” Doherty says. “Many women […]

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Many may not realize it, but there is a safe and effective medical treatment that can help women suffering from fibroids avoid undergoing a hysterectomy. Dr. Ravi Kodali, a local interventional radiologist, said he has performed about 50 uterine fibroid embolizations (UFE) over the past 10 years. These women were all candidates for hysterectomy, he […]

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CHECK-UP: There is a two-three fold increased risk of developing fibroids if a sister or mother has had them, writes MARION KERR . When I developed urinary frequency I was surprised to be told it may be caused by pressure from a uterine fibroid. What exactly are fibroids and how common are they? Uterine fibroids […]

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Ever wondered what a fibroid is? They also go by the names of fibromyomas, leimyomas, or myomas, and they are smooth little muscle cell growths which are found inside the uterus of women of childbearing age. These growths are not dangerous or cancerous, but they are considered to be tumors. They are very commonly found, […]

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What Are Fibroids? Fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus. One estimate says that about 30 percent of all women over the age of 30 develop them at some point in their life. Fibroids can cause a lot of problems: pain, bleeding, urinary tract problems — and they’re very uncomfortable. How to Treat Fibroids There […]

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Pedunculated fibroids are non-cancerous uterine growths attached to the uterine wall by a peduncle, a stalk-like growth. Those that grow inside the uterus are known as pedunculated submucosal fibroids, and those that develop outside the uterus are known as subserous pedunculated fibroids. Pedunculated fibroids can be painful, particularly if the peduncle becomes twisted. The risk […]

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