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Hysterectomy for Fibroids Among the Top 4 Surgeries to Avoid
Patients with uterine fibroids have been advised to avoid a hysterectomy as treatment of the condition at all costs. Sound advice or mucky water?
Are Angiogenic Growth Factors the Future of Fibroid Therapy?
Evidence indicates that angiogenic growth factors have an important role in fibroid pathophysiology, including abnormal vasculature and fibroid growth and survival.
Robotic, Abdominal Myomectomy Equally Effective
Robotic-assisted laparoscopic myomectomy and abdominal myomectomy to manage uterine fibroids were equally effective in improving symptoms, but each procedure has its own benefits.
GnRH Alternative to Hysterectomy for Uterine Fibroids
Compared with hysterectomy, GNRHa is an effective treatment of uterine fibroids and has an equivalent effect on sexual function.
Health Disparities in Uterine Fibroid Patients: a Q&A
The findings of a recent study have shown that uterine fibroid tumors are more common and more severe in African American women compared with white women. Find out how you can better treat uterine fibroid tumors in this high-risk population.
New Technology Improves Fibroid Symptoms
Even at 2-Year Follow-Up
Radiofrequency volumetric thermal ablation for uterine fibroids is associated with a significant reduction in symptom severity and with improvements in quality of life even at 2 years’ post treatment.
Will What’s in Your Tea Shrink Uterine Fibroids?
The consumption of green tea extract has been shown to significantly reduce the size of uterine fibroids and improve symptom severity, a small study reported.
VIDEO: Myosure Resection of Fibroid
The case presented is that of a 40 year-old woman who has been bleeding for the past 60 days as a result of this 3 cm intracavitary fibroid.
VIDEO: Laparoscopic Removal of Intracavitary Uterine Fibroid
This procedure was performed to remove an intracavitary fibroid that failed hysteroscopy on two occasions.