5 Benefits of outpatient fibroid treatment

March 18, 2014

Minimally invasive Fibroids can be removed through a form of minimally invasive, laparoscopic outpatient surgery that uses radiofrequency ablation. Laparoscopic surgery is often called “band aid surgery” because it consists of only two tiny incisions. This fibroid treatment destroys fibroids   Read more…

Fibroids and Hysterectomies | Alternatives to a Hysterectomy

January 9, 2014

Fibroids of the Uterus and Hysterectomies: What You Need to Know Doctors don’t fully understand why many women develop a condition called uterine fibroids, where tumors develop within the uterus. What is known though is that the tumors are benign   Read more…

How To Treat Fibroids

July 3, 2013

Data shows that more than 70% of women1 have uterine fibroids sometime during their lives, but most are unaware of them because they often cause no symptoms. In these cases fibroids usually don’t need to be treated at all. However,   Read more…

What to Expect After a Hysterectomy

June 13, 2013

Hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus and is one of the most commonly performed gynecological surgical procedures. In the United States alone, almost 600,000 hysterectomies are performed every year. One of the major causes for hysterectomy is the presence of uterine   Read more…

Fibroid Treatment

April 2, 2013

Uterine fibroid tumors may affect up to 30% of women in their childbearing years, with the risk increasing with age. Formed in a woman’s uterus, uterine fibroids may not always come with symptoms, but when symptoms are present, and especially   Read more…

How To Treat Fibroids

January 23, 2013

A physician can offer guidance for how to treat fibroids. If no symptoms occur treatment isn’t necessary. A woman’s fibroids will tend to shrink during menopause. Her physician will watch the fibroids for changes to track symptoms and growths. Prior   Read more…

Fibroid Treatment – Garza Leal et al. Study

January 24, 2013

The Acessa System uses ultrasound-guided radiofrequency volumetric thermal ablation, which has been used in many other medical specialties such as cardiovascular surgery, orthopedics, general surgery, and neurosurgery because of the life-improving treatment effects. This study suggests that in fibroid treatment   Read more…

Who Should I Talk To About Treating Fibroids?

January 31, 2013

Fibroids offer an unusually high amount of treatment options in comparison to some diseases, thus making the question “Who should I talk to about treating fibroids?” more complicated than questions about certain other health issues. Discussion With Physician If fibroids   Read more…

Treatment Options for Uterine Fibroids

February 5, 2013

<p>Uterine fibroids are extremely variable from woman to woman. In some women they cause pain and heavy bleeding, others are asymptomatic. They can develop on the inside or outside of the uterus. Fibroids sometime interfere with pregnancy, grow slowly and   Read more…

When Is Treatment for Fibroids Necessary?

February 7, 2013

Uterine fibroids are benign growths in the uterus that generally occur in 20% of women over 30 years of age, and are usually completely harmless.  Fibroids growing prior to that age are rare, and almost never occur in women who are   Read more…

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