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Treatment for Uterine Fibroids in Meridian

Interventional radiology has been described as the surgery of the new millennium. It is a medical sub-specialty of radiology utilizing minimally-invasive image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat diseases in nearly every organ system. The concept behind interventional radiology is to diagnose and treat patients using the least invasive techniques currently available in order to minimize risk to the patient and improve health outcomes. These procedures have less risk, less pain and less recovery time in comparison to open surgery.

Treatments and Procedures Offered

woman holding her stomach UFE (Uterine Fibroid Embolization)
An alternative to hysterectomy used to treat fibroid tumors of the uterus which can cause heavy menstrual bleeding, pain, and pressure on the bladder or bowel. UFE uses a form of real-time x-ray called fluoroscopy to guide the delivery of embolic agents to the uterus and fibroids. These agents block the arteries that provide blood to the fibroids and cause them to shrink. Studies have shown that nearly 90 percent of women who undergo UFE experience significant or complete resolution of their fibroid-related symptoms.

Fibroid Center
We offer comprehensive treatment options for women with symptoms due to uterine fibroids.
For more information about minimally invasive treatments for fibroids, visit www.ask4ufe.com

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