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What Is A GnRH Agonist?

August 24, 2015

If you’ve done a little homework on fibroid treatments or discussed treatment options with your gynecologist, you may have encountered the term “GnRH agonist”. Here’s what it is: GnRH stands for Gonadotrophin Releasing Hormone; it is a hormone that the   Read more…

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What Causes Fibroids: The Known Risk Factors

August 7, 2015

  Uterine fibroids, also known as leiomyomas, are the most common benign pelvic tumor in pre-menopausal women. According to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, uterine fibroids will affect 8 in 10 African American women and 7 in 10 Caucasian   Read more…

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Where can I learn more about fibroid treatment options?

July 17, 2015

If you have been newly diagnosed with fibroid tumors or fear that you might have developed one or more fibroids, it is valuable to educate yourself on the condition and all of the treatment options available. These days, Internet research   Read more…

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Endometrial Ablation vs. Radiofrequency Ablation: What’s The Difference?

July 6, 2015

  The term “ablation” refers to a process by which tissue is destroyed, typically using either heat (thermal ablation) or cold (cryoablation). Ablative technologies are used to treat numerous medical conditions, including gynecological issues. We often hear of two procedures   Read more…

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Fibroid Treatments Demystified, Part II: Radiofrequency Ablation (Acessa Procedure)

June 25, 2015

How Radiofrequency Ablation (RFVTA) Works Acessa’s RFVTA is performed laparoscopically in an outpatient setting, with the patient under general anesthesia. The surgeon makes two tiny abdominal incisions (no wider than 1/4 inch), and inserts a scope, which allows for visualization   Read more…

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