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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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Want to avoid the hormonal swings associated with traditional fibroid surgeries? Look to UFE! Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) is a non-surgical procedure that cuts off the blood supply to the fibroids. The procedure does not include the ovaries in the process, which means that the ovaries are often not affected by the procedure. There are […]

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A recent article published by the AJOG looked at the results of women with fibroids who had either a hysterectomy or UAE. A commentary in the health section of the Reuters website talked about a recent study released by the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (AJOG) which demonstrated comparable physical or mental quality of […]

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Want to find out about the effects of UFE on your sexual desire? Read here to find out the inside scoop about this topic! Will UFE affect my sexual response? Most patients report either no change or improvement in their sexual desire and response after Uterine Artery Embolization. Women that experience pain during sex, which […]

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Have a low tolerance for pain? If so, then you will be happy to hear that patients that undergo UFE experience virtually no pain. The actual embolization procedure is not painful at all. Due to the fact that Uterine Fibroid Embolization (or Uterine Artery Embolization, UAE) is a less invasive procedure and only requires a […]

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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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Find out about the history of Uterine Artery Embolization and how Dr. McLucas was instrumental in its initial use in the United States! Are UAE and UFE the same thing? And how long has the procedure been around? Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) and Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE) are two names for the same procedure and […]

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Look inside to find a quick synopsis of the UAE procedure and the imaging used during the process. Is an ultrasound used to find the uterine artery during the procedure? Have there been any cases where the PVA particles went to the wrong place? An ultrasound is not used during fibroid embolization.  The ultrasound that […]

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Learn whether UFE is an experimental procedure and how long it has been performed in the United States. Uterine Artery Embolization, also known as Uterine Fibroid Embolization or UFE, is in no way an experimental procedure. Not only is the procedure an approved treatment of fibroids, but it has also been performed in the US […]

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Still want to keep your fertility options open and want to continue having your period? The UFE procedure strives to rid symptoms associated with fibroids, while allowing women to maintain their cycles. Will I still have menstrual periods after I have the embolization procedure? Generally speaking, approximately 95% of women will continue to have menstrual […]

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