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If you’ve tried other fibroid treatment methods that were unsuccessful, Uterine Fibroid Embolization can be a plausible option after other treatments have presented unsuccessful. I had a myomectomy in 2008. I am again bleeding heavy. I know it’s the fibroids that have grown. Can I do Uterine Fibroid Embolization at this point. Even after a […]

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Global Embolization Symposium and Technologies (GEST) is an internationally recognized leading resource on embolotherapy and cancer. With an increase in embolization and interventional treatment options, experts present at GEST their latest research and advanced techniques that are of greatest impact. Dr. Bruce McLucas was presented with the third place prize for his current research on […]

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Laparoscopic Surgery- Fibroid Morcellation

You have probably seen the current FDA news about Fibroid Morcellation and that power mocellation for the removal of uterine fibroids could possibly spread cancer tissue in women with unsuspected cancer. Tools help us in everyday life from hammering nails to aiding surgeons during complex and often times difficult procedures. However, there may be hidden […]

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If you’re interested in having children, fibroid embolization makes good sense. A hysterectomy obviously ends any chance of getting pregnant. Fibroid surgeries like myomectomy may cause uterine scarring and impact the ability to conceive. 50% of all myomectomy patients experience fibroid regrowth. The window for having a fibroid-free uterus, optimal for pregnancy, is often less […]

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Uterine Fibroid Embolization – Non-Surgical Treating Fibroids by Shrinking Them Embolization has existed as a medical procedure since 1975. In gynecology it was used to reduce bleeding during uterine surgery. Founding members of the Fibroid Treatment Collective noticed another important effect. It shrank fibroids. The promise of an effective, non-invasive treatment led to research, trials […]

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One patient’s day-by-day account of her embolization and recovery—Cara N. Morning of the procedure. “I was a little nervous because I’m a wimp about pain. And I was exhausted dealing with the symptoms. I was trying not to get my hopes up, but they were up, and I was hoping so badly that I’d get […]

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The Non-Surgical Cure for Fibroid Tumors. Embolization has existed as a medical procedure since 1975. In gynecology it was used to reduce bleeding during uterine surgery. Founding members of the Fibroid Treatment Collective noticed another important effect. It shrank fibroids. The promise of an effective, non-invasive treatment led to research, trials and medical acceptance. Today […]

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As you probably already know, fibroid embolization is a quick and easy way to relieve fibroid symptoms, but we still wanted to share this short animation we made. Hope you enjoy! Here is the direct link to the video on YouTube (Stop Uterine Fibroids) in case you would like to share it with your friends https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lb6gl3IrIUk […]

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What is Fibroid Embolization

Uterine artery embolization is a non-invasive, non-surgical, out-patient procedure. It is performed under local anesthetic with sedation and has a quick recovery time. We’ve created the following infographic to help explain what fibroid embolization is and how it is done. We hope you find this informative and helpful. Please share with your friends and family […]

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Fibroids in Black Women

Fibroids affect more than 40% of women, occurring 3 times more in black women. In fact, studies show that fibroids actually occur more frequently and at younger ages in black women than in women of any other race. For many of these women, younger onset and larger fibroids can lead to very severe symptoms of […]

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