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Read here to learn about 5 common questions women ask about fibroids. Take this list with you to your next Ob-Gyn visit! 1.  What is the size and location of my fibroids and can the fibroids affect my fertility? The size and location of the fibroid has the ability to greatly reduce your ability to […]

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Ever wondered what happens to your fibroids after the UFE procedure? Read on to find out what happens to these myomas and which types may put you at greater risk for post-complications. What happens to fibroids when they are embolized? Do they merely shrink, or do they “fall off” in some way? After losing their […]

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Read here to learn more about fibroids in the ovaries and other parts of the uterus and whether UFE is an effective form of treatment. I have heard that there can be fibroids in the ovaries. Can these be treated by UFE? No. The blood vessels to these ligaments and the ovaries are different from […]

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It is never too early or late to treat your fibroids! Find out why it is important to take that step, particularly if you plan on having children. In a young non-pregnant patient who has a fibroid the size of a 12 week pregnancy, is it necessary to treat the fibroids with embolization before becoming […]

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To ensure optimal care, both gynecologists and interventional radiologists must be integrated into the care of UFE patients. Learn more about how this relationship works by reading on. What kind of relationship does the radiologist and the gynecologist have during the process of Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) and what are each of their responsibilities when […]

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Several women that have learned about the benefits of UFE wonder why their gynecologists can sometimes be reluctant to offer the procedures as an alternative. Why didn’t my gynecologist refer tell me about Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)? The only option he gave me was a hysterectomy or a myomectomy to treat my fibroids. This question […]

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Ever wondered if your fibroids were capable of becoming malignant? Read on to learn more about fibroids and whether you should bother to worry if your fibroids are malignant. I have heard that fibroids are benign, but are they ever capable of becoming malignant? Fibroids cannot become malignant. A fibroid is benign by definition and […]

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Learn whether natural treatments are available and successful in treatment fibroid tumors in woman. I have fibroids and I don’t want to have any type of procedure done on me.  Is it possible for me to take a more natural treatment route? Physicians are starting to evaluate ways to treat fibroid tumors without surgery. Uterine […]

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Had the procedure and wondering what the time line is for a decreased size in fibroids? Read here to find out more about post-embo and your shrinking fibroids. After I get the Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) procedure done, will the fibroids shrink automatically? After the procedure, the embolized fibroid immediately loses its supply of oxygen, […]

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Wondering if your symptoms are related to fibroids and want to know how to make sure? Read on to find out how. I seem to be having some of the symptoms of fibroids, but I’m not sure if they are really fibroids.  How can I know for sure? If you feel that you may have […]

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