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Latest Uterine artery embolization Stories

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...

2013-11-12 08:36:12

Minimally Invasive, Out-Patient Procedure Enables Rapid Recovery LIVERMORE, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Halt Medical today announced that data from a large multi-center clinical study of the Acessa(TM) Procedure showed that women with uterine fibroids experienced significant and long-term improvement in their symptoms and for 95 percent of women, use of this procedure did not require further fibroid treatment during the two-year study follow-up. Results from The Halt...

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...

2013-09-27 23:19:57

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Chinese Digital Home, Home Networking Policies, and Industry Standard Development” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/chinese-digital-home-home-networking-policies-and-industry-standard-development Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Chinese Digital Home, Home Networking Policies, and Industry Standard Development With broadband networks and related technologies maturing, and...

2013-08-23 16:23:30

Beverly Hills Physician's range of gynecological services includes labial reduction, vaginal rejuvenation, and uterine fibroid treatment, performed by board-certified leaders in the field LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to labial reduction surgery and vaginal rejuvenation procedures, one of the most common gynecological surgeries sought out at Beverly Hills Physicians is uterine fibroid treatment. This is why Beverly Hills Physicians, an extensive medical...

2013-07-25 04:21:28

LIVERMORE, Calif., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fibroid Treatment Collaborative, with centers in Chicago, IL and Austin TX, announced today the adoption of the Acessa Procedure as its primary surgical therapy for patients suffering from uterine fibroids. Traditional surgical interventions, such as hysterectomy or myomectomy, involve long recovery periods and other minimally invasive solutions may only treat symptoms, not the fibroids. "Fibroids are highly-symptomatic; causing...

2013-04-15 19:14:19

Giving men 'prostate of their youth;' prostatic artery embolization provides relief from frustrating urinary symptoms, helps men avoid surgery, say researchers Men with a common condition that causes frequent nighttime trips to the bathroom can get relief with a minimally invasive treatment that shrinks the prostate, suggests a study being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans. The early findings hail from the first prospective...

2013-04-15 12:27:48

Giving men "prostate of their youth"; prostatic artery embolization provides relief from frustrating urinary symptoms, helps men avoid surgery, say researchers NEW ORLEANS, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Highlights Prostate artery embolization (PAE) shrinks enlarged prostates, giving men relief from frequent urination and other symptoms, suggest early results of the first prospective U.S. study. 92 percent of men who had PAE experienced a significant decrease in their...