UFE vs Myomectomy: What You Need to Know

If you have uterine fibroids and need treatment, you’re not alone. Around three out of four women will have fibroids by age 50 and as many as half will seek treatment for symptoms like heavy periods, pelvic pain and pressure, and incontinence. Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) and myomectomy are both effective uterine-sparing options… [Continue Reading]

Will I Be Able to Have a Baby After UFE?

For many women with fibroids, the desire for future pregnancy is an important part of the fibroid treatment decision-making process. If you’ve been told surgery is your only option, keep reading. Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) is a minimally invasive procedure with an approximate 90% cure rate that research also shows can be a safe option for women who… [Continue Reading]

Is Hysterectomy Obsolete for Uterine Fibroids?

Ladies, keep your uterus. It’s important for more than just having babies. The uterus gets a lot of obvious attention because it’s where babies grow and develop. But its purpose extends far beyond reproduction. In fact, the uterus is important for a woman’s physical, emotional, and sexual well-being. And yet, 600,000 hysterectomies are done each year in the US alone… [Continue Reading]