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Latest Uterine artery embolization Stories

2014-08-19 12:29:15

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As power morcellator lawsuits continue to mount in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that women in need of fibroid removal or hysterectomy can choose between a number of options that do not involve the use of this potentially dangerous surgical instrument. According to a report published by The Wall Street Journal on August 18(th), these options include a mini-laparotomy and vaginal hysterectomy. Non-surgical options for...

2014-07-10 08:27:59

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Bruce Lee, fibroid surgeon and inventor of the Acessa procedure, has opened his practice in Beverly Hills in conjunction with the Rox Center. Dr. Lee has worked to bring this unique treatment for women by harnessing the power of radiofrequency energy. This allows women to have their fibroids treated with a minimally invasive outpatient procedure that is safe and very effective. This treatment is an alternative to...

2014-06-04 08:32:09

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S. Market for Gynecological Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/u_s_market_gynecological_devices.html In 2012, the U.S. market for gynecological devices was valued at $1.11 billion.This report covers assisted reproduction, global endometrial ablation, uterine fibroid embolization, hysteroscopes, colposcopes, female sterilization, female...

2014-05-29 23:17:31

Many women suffer from long menstrual cycles, extremely heavy bleeding, and severe pain because of uterine fibroids. When Debbie Carter-Dye realized that her fibroids were affecting her quality of life, she began the search for a solution and found it at North Fulton Hospital in Roswell. Roswell, Georgia (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Each year, hundreds of thousands of women seek treatment for fibroids. North Fulton Hospital’s Interventional Radiologists now offer relief for patients in the...

2014-05-21 23:15:37

The Fibroids Project presents the first citywide Uterine Fibroids Online Conference on Saturday, June 14, 2014, focused on the Philadelphia tri-state area and the Delaware Valley Region with the attendee expectancy of over 1,000 African-American women. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The City of Philadelphia will host the Uterine Fibroids Online Conference, in which it will partner with several major city-based health organizations. The Fibroids Project, the brains behind the online...

2014-03-26 08:29:59

Recognized World Authority in Uterine Fibroid Embolization Assumes Leadership at SIR's 39th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego; New Executive Council Members Announced SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James B. Spies, M.D., MPH, FSIR, chair of the radiology department at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and professor of radiology at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., assumed office as the Society of Interventional Radiology's 2014-15...

2014-03-13 08:30:01

Georgetown is First and Only U.S. Center to Study Non-Surgical, Minimally Invasive Approach to Treat Enlarged Prostate WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Georgetown University Medical Center have just begun to study the safety and effectiveness of prostate artery embolization (PAE) in men with enlarged prostate glands and urinary obstruction. The condition is called benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH and,...

2014-03-05 08:31:11

Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Report Highlights Benefits of Different Access Approach to Treat Women's Noncancerous Growths; Could Be "Game Changer" for Image-guided Minimally Invasive Treatments, Improving Patient Comfort FAIRFAX, Va., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interventional radiologists have devised a new way to access a woman's fibroids--by flipping her wrist and treating via an arm not groin artery--to nonsurgically shrink noncancerous growths...

2013-10-08 23:26:47

African-American Women Disproportionately Affected by Fibroids: More Symptoms, Longer Time to Diagnosis, and Greater Need for Information; Fibroid Relief Announces New Tool to Help Women Get Diagnosed Earlier, Facilitate Conversations with Health Care Providers and Access the Best Treatment Options (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 A newly published survey of nearly 1,000 U.S. women with uterine fibroids demonstrates that fibroids cause significant fear and morbidity, can compromise workplace...


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