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Latest uterine fibroid embolization Stories

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...

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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...

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...