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WQAD-TV YOUR HEALTH: Removing fibroids without hysterectomies

Treatment for fibroids depends on the severity, but the only proven permanent solution for uterine fibroids was hysterectomy, which is surgery to remove a woman’s uterus. 

Dr. Shepherd is featured on WQAD-TV for the Acessa Procedure, a major breakthrough for fibroid treatment and a surgical approach that allows women to resume their daily activity without removing the uterus. See the full story by clicking here.

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CARE About Fibroids-WDP Capitol Hill Briefing Report

CARE About Fibroids, in partnership with The White Dress Project, held a policy briefing and
discussion with lawmakers, policy experts, patients, and advocates on uterine fibroids and
their impact on women in the U.S.

Click here to see the full Capitol Hill Briefing, Monday, April 8, 2019.

 

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HealthWatch: Treating Fibroids with Heat

The Acessa Procedure (approved by the FDA) delivers radiofrequency energy to uterine fibroid tissue and therefore allowing the fibroid tissue to decrease in size. Uterine fibroids can cause heavy bleeding, painful cramps, and sometimes serious complications during childbirth. Read the full article on WeAreGreenbay.com.

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69 News WFMZ-TV Features the Acessa Procedure – Treating fibroids with heat

Harvey, a 29-year-old woman, experienced severe cramps and heavy bleeding because of fibroids, benign uterine tumors she had just like her mother growing up the last several years. Harvey had a procedure to remove them, but they grew back. Hysterectomy was an option, but Harvey wanted to leave open the possibility of having children later on in life. Acessa Health offered Harvey a fibroids treatment and a surgical approach that allows women to resume their daily activity and quality of life without the need for a hysterectomy.  Read the full story here.

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The Impact Fibroids Have on Women’s Health

ABC7 Washington D.C. features Dr. Maria Victoria Vargas of Acessa Health on raising awareness about uterine fibroids.

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Doctors tout heat treatment for painful fibroids

Most women get them at some point in their lives. They run in families and African-American women are more susceptible.

Now, there is a new minimally invasive technique to get rid of them for good. Read the full story on News4Jax

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Treating Fibroids with Heat – Medical Breakthrough

Uterine fibroids can cause heavy bleeding, painful cramps, and sometimes serious complications during childbirth. Most women get them at some point in their lives. They run in families, and African American women are more susceptible. Now, there is a new minimally invasive technique to get rid of them for good. See the full story on KSAT-TV

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FOX 5 Atlanta – Hiram woman struggles to get access to fibroid surgery

Close to 80 percent of women of childbearing age are thought to have fibroids or non-cancerous tumors of the uterus. See the latest story on FOX 5 Atlanta on how a Hiram woman struggles to get access to fibroid surgery.

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Dr. Soyini Hawkins Completes First Acessa Procedure in Georgia

Alpharetta, Georgia – Acessa Health Inc., developer of the Acessa ProVu System is proud to announce that Soyini Hawkins, MD of Fibroid and Pelvic Wellness Center of Georgia completed the first Acessa procedure for uterine fibroids using the latest Acessa ProVu technology in Georgia at Northside Hospital – Atlanta. Read the full story here.