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Women Burned by Quick Fix for Heavy Periods [Medpage Today Feature]

For many, 5-minute fix is anything but… by Kristina Fiore, Shannon Firth, and Elizabeth Hlavinka, MedPage Today StaffJanuary 29, 2020 Tanya Perry was looking for relief from heavy bleeding during her period when her ob/gyn suggested endometrial ablation with the NovaSure device in May 2017. Her doctor told her it would be a quick and easy procedure, and … Read moreWomen Burned by Quick Fix for Heavy Periods [Medpage Today Feature]

Will Uterine Fibroid Surgery Become Obsolete? [Labblog Feature]

Stop Fibroids and Miscarriage Fear: We Know How To Prevent This

Nearly two-thirds of women in the United States experience fibroids by the age of 50, and many of them do not know that there is an alternative to surgical treatment.

In medicine new, improved treatments are constantly appearing. One of them is uterine fibroid embolization, a nonsurgical, painless, and safe procedure that cures all fibroids without the risk of relapse and complications.

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Ask Dr. John Lipman: Unnecessary Hysterectomy – Why Does My OB Push Hysterectomy without Mentioning UFE?

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Question: I’m 41 years old and had a robotic myomectomy 4 years ago for fibroids, but my fibroids have come back. My Gynecologist is pushing hysterectomy, but said she’d do a myomectomy if I really preferred going that route since I might still want a child. She didn’t mention Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE). Am I … Read moreAsk Dr. John Lipman: Unnecessary Hysterectomy – Why Does My OB Push Hysterectomy without Mentioning UFE?