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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...

2009-07-14 10:47:00

Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Assembles Major Studies of Uterine Artery Embolization Over Past Two Years; Treatment Replaces Need for Traditional Surgery FAIRFAX, Va., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, the Society of Interventional Radiology has assembled a major electronic collection of professional articles about uterine artery embolization, a treatment directed toward a number of conditions involving the uterus -- most often adverse health...

2009-04-22 09:13:00

National OB-GYN Group States Uterine Artery Embolization 'Safe and Effective' for Appropriately Selected Patients FREDERICKSBURG, Va., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Women with painful uterine fibroids are more likely to opt for a minimally invasive procedure over hysterectomy in the months ahead. That's the prediction of Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) doctors following a bulletin on uterine artery embolization by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists....

2009-03-13 09:44:42

C-sections and 'invasive' placenta conditions can result in excessive bleeding and be life threatening for mothers.   At a recent Interventional Radiology Conference doctors released the findings of two new studies about procedures that are making childbirth safer.  The first is study is about embolization, a well-established interventional radiology technique that blocks blood vessels, controlling hemorrhaging.  Doctors say severe bleeding sometimes occurs either...

2009-03-10 08:00:00

C-sections and "Invasive" Placenta Condition Can Result in Excessive Bleeding and Be Life Threatening for Mothers SAN DIEGO, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Innovative, interventional radiology treatments are making childbirth safer for women who have C-sections that are complicated by massive bleeding and for those who suffer from the pregnancy condition of "invasive" placenta. The results of two studies detailing the effectiveness of minimally invasive treatments for pregnant women...

2009-02-24 13:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A project to create awareness among African American women about a non-invasive outpatient uterine fibroid treatment using high energy ultrasound will begin in the Chicago area in March, led by two prominent and well respected African American gynecologists, Dr. Leonard Lawson and Dr. Eric Brown. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, African American women are 2 to 3 times more likely to get uterine fibroids than women of other...

2008-10-29 21:00:04

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- At the annual meeting of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL), ETHICON Women's Health & Urology today announced results of a seven-country study measuring the effects of uterine fibroids and associated symptoms on quality of life (QoL). Researchers found that one in five women suffer with symptomatic fibroids for more than 5 years before getting medical treatment. Further, despite diagnosis, more than one-third of women remain...

2008-10-21 09:00:54

BioSphere Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSMD), a medical device company that has pioneered the use of bioengineered microspheres to treat uterine fibroids, hypervascularized tumors, and vascular malformations by a minimally invasive, image-guided medical procedure called embolotherapy, today announced that the Company will sponsor a symposium at the AAGL 37th Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology on October 30 in Las Vegas at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel. The Symposium topic is "Successful...

2008-09-09 09:00:09

ROCKLAND, Mass., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Supermodel Beverly Johnson is on a mission to get women to Ask 4 questions and Tell 4 or more others about a health condition faced by up to 75 percent of all women in the U.S.(1): uterine fibroids. Although uterine fibroids are common, many women remain uninformed about this condition, and a majority wait up to a year before finding treatment, often despite pain, heavy bleeding and weight gain. Beverly did, and now she is sharing her story to ensure...

2008-09-04 12:00:33

FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Interventional Radiology, a national organization of nearly 4,500 doctors, scientists and allied health professionals dedicated to improving health care through minimally invasive treatment interventions, applauds the recommendations of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists that uterine fibroid embolization "is a safe and effective option" for women. "This finding fully opens the door to women's choice. It will...


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