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2010-09-28 15:04:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Uterine fibroids affect more than 30% of American women. However, many do not exhibit symptoms and therefore do not require fibroid treatment. Uterine fibroids treatment is only required if the fibroids are large enough to cause pressure on other organs (such as the bladder), grow rapidly, cause abnormal bleeding or cause problems with fertility. Uterine fibroids symptoms usually cause heavy or abnormal bleeding and discomfort, but the biggest...

2010-07-21 13:50:00

TORRANCE, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to fewer complications, minimally invasive robotic surgery has exploded in popularity and usage in the gynecology field. Robotic surgery, via use of the da Vinci robot, has been proven to benefit both physicians and patients because of reduced blood loss, shorter hospital stays and recovery times as compared to traditional surgery. "Patients are opting for less-invasive treatment options, which is why the da Vinci robotic is now being used to...