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The Non-Surgical Alternative to Hysterectomy and Myomectomy

February 12, 2016

In the past, most fibroids were treated with either a myomectomy – surgical removal of the fibroids – or a hysterectomy – total removal of the uterus. Both of these operations are highly invasive and require extensive recovery time.

UFE, or uterine fibroid embolization, is minimally invasive, and requires less than a week for recovery, on average. This video features women who have faced the alternatives and explains how they made their choice. The conversations on this video are frank and direct.