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2010-11-29 14:01:56

Have you ever felt uneasy sitting in a doctor's waiting room or climbed the walls waiting for your test results? That feeling of anxious uncertainty can be more stressful than knowing you have a serious illness, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "Not knowing your diagnosis is a very serious stressor," said the study's lead author, Elvira V. Lang, M.D., associate professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School in...

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...

2010-07-01 13:28:24

A new, effective, non-surgical treatment for uterine fibroids can help women with this condition maintain their fertility, an American scientist told the 26th annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology in Rome today (Wednesday). Dr. Alicia Armstrong, Chief, Gynecologic Services, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Programme in Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology, Bethesda, Maryland, said that the outcome of two Phase II clinical trials of ulipristal acetate...

2010-03-15 13:14:09

MR-guided focused ultrasound offers women another minimally invasive treatment to remove uterine fibroids"”avoiding surgical myomectomy and hysterectomy TAMPA, Fla. -- There's a new interventional radiology tool showing promise in the treatment of uterine fibroids: magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS), a minimally invasive treatment that uses high-energy ultrasound waves to generate heat at a specific point to destroy uterine fibroid tissue and relieve symptoms. A study...

2010-03-15 13:11:53

First global study indicates comparable fertility rates for minimally invasive UFE and 'gold standard' surgical myomectomy for women who want to have children after uterine fibroid treatment TAMPA, Fla. -- Uterine fibroid embolization, a minimally invasive interventional radiology procedure that blocks blood supply to treat painful uterine fibroids, has a comparable fertility rate to myomectomy, the surgical removal of uterine fibroids, for women who want to conceive, according to the first...

2010-03-15 08:00:00

First Global Study Indicates Comparable Fertility Rates for Minimally Invasive UFE and 'Gold Standard' Surgical Myomectomy for Women Who Want to Have Children After Uterine Fibroid Treatment TAMPA, Fla., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Uterine fibroid embolization, a minimally invasive interventional radiology procedure that blocks blood supply to treat painful uterine fibroids, has a comparable fertility rate to myomectomy, the surgical removal of uterine fibroids, for women who want...

2010-03-15 08:00:00

MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Offers Women Another Minimally Invasive Treatment to Remove Uterine Fibroids--Avoiding Surgical Myomectomy and Hysterectomy TAMPA, Fla., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's a new interventional radiology tool showing promise in the treatment of uterine fibroids: magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS), a minimally invasive treatment that uses high-energy ultrasound waves to generate heat at a specific point to destroy uterine fibroid...

2010-03-02 10:15:00

Latest Advances in Minimally Invasive Medicine Featured March 13-18 in Tampa, Fla. FAIRFAX, Va., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) will present the latest research on treatments for individuals with liver, breast, soft tissue, colon, prostate, lung and pancreatic cancers; painful spinal fractures; peripheral arterial disease (PAD); uterine fibroids; and more at its 35th Annual Scientific Meeting March 13-18 at the Tampa Convention Center....

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2009-08-13 13:00:00

New England Journal of Medicine highlights benefits of uterine fibroid embolization in clinical therapeutics article; UFE could decrease hysterectomy rate in United StatesUterine fibroid embolization"”a minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment for women that cuts off blood flow to painful fibroids to kill the tumors"”is highlighted as an appropriate treatment for women in a Clinical Therapeutics article in the Aug. 13 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine."UFE...

2009-08-13 07:07:00

New England Journal of Medicine Highlights Benefits of Uterine Fibroid Embolization in Clinical Therapeutics Article; UFE Could Decrease Hysterectomy Rate in United States FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Uterine fibroid embolization--a minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment for women that cuts off blood flow to painful fibroids to kill the tumors--is highlighted as an appropriate treatment for women in a Clinical Therapeutics article in the Aug. 13 issue of...


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