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.
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.
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.
Uterine artery embolization for fibroids results in a tremendous reduction in menorrhagia. But while complication rates are low, up to 15% of patients are readmitted for indications like pain, bleeding and infection.
This surgical video shows resection of a 3-cm intracavity fibroid using minimally invasive surgical technology. The patient, a 40-year-old woman, presented with a 60-day history of abnormal bleeding.
Treatment of fibroids with hysteroscopic morcellation has pros and cons. For in-office treatment, the advantages and disadvantages are described here.
The available evidence that selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) can reduce the size of fibroids or improve clinical symptoms is inconsistent, according to the results of an updated intervention review conducted by the Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group.
Radiofrequency volumetric thermal ablation is a safe and effective treatment for menorrhagia in women with symptomatic fibroids, providing both clinically and statistically significant reduction in blood loss, according to new research.
New findings offer women with large uterine fibroids a nonsurgical treatment choice that can replace hysterectomy.
In a systematic review of UAE versus other surgical interventions for symptomatic uterine fibroids, researchers concluded that UAE offers substantial improvements in symptoms of uterine fibroids but may not help women who want to retain their reproductive potential.