A 48-year-old female asked:
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there is a new treatment for uterine fibroids called acessa. is this procedure done somewhere in canada??

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe : Acessa is a fairly new technology to treat uterine fibroids. US physicians are unlikely to know about availability in Canada. I would check the manufacturers website to see
Answered on Apr 29, 2015
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