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Doctor insights on: Where Is An Uterine Fibroid Embolization Usually Done At A Hospital

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Fibroids (Definition)

Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more


Hiten Patel Dr. Patel
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Where is a transrectal ultrasound usually done? At a hospital?

Hiten Patel Dr. Patel
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Where is a transrectal ultrasound usually done? At a hospital?

Hospital or Clinic: A transrectal ultrasound (trus) can be done at a hospital or clinic with the appropriate equipment. They are often done to look at pelvic organs. For women, transvaginal ultrasound is more common because it can allow better visualization of female pelvic organs. For men, a trus is often performed to look at the prostate (to check for lesions, hypertrophy, etc.) or guide prostate biopsies. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Wang Dr. Wang
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Where is a scrotal ultrasound usually done? At a hospital?

Dr. Eric Wang Dr. Wang
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Where is a scrotal ultrasound usually done? At a hospital?

Yes. Or Imaging ctr: Imaging procedures are done in hospitals or outpatient imaging centers. ...Read more

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Where is an intrauterine insemination usually done? At a hospital?

Where is an intrauterine insemination usually done? At a hospital?

Where is an IUI done: An intrauterine insemination (iui) is usually performed in a reproductive trained gynecologist's office.. The process requires about 45 min of lab work to prepare the sample, i usually do two washes to remove prostaglandins, which if left in the sample will cause severe uterine cramping. The procedure is not much more complicated than a routine vaginal exam. ...Read more

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Where is an ureteroscopy usually done? At a hospital?

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Where is an ureteroscopy usually done? At a hospital?

Hospital or Clinic: A ureteroscopy is usually performed by a urologist. A urologist can perform the procedure in the operating room of a hospital. A urology clinic/center may be equipped to perform ureteroscopies on site as well because it is usually an outpatient procedure. ...Read more

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Where is an anoscopy usually done? At a hospital?

Where is an anoscopy usually done? At a hospital?

Usually office..: Basically this involves a small transparent scope to see you anorectal area...No anesthesia required and is typically done in office setting.... ...Read more

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Where is a sonogram usually done? At a hospital?

It can be.: A sonogram, or ultrasound, can be performed at a hospital, doctor's office, or clinic. It depends on the reason for the sonogram, and your and your physician's preference. ...Read more

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Where is an amniocentesis usually done? At a hospital?

Where is an amniocentesis usually done? At a hospital?

Usually office: Amniocentesis is the procedure by which fluid is removed from the amniotic sac. It is done to study chromosomes, perform genetic tests, check lung maturity, etc. In general, it is performed by an obgyn specialist or a maternal-fetal medicine subspecialist in the office or clinic. It might also be performed on labor and delivery or the antepartum ward. Ask the OB provider what is best in your case. ...Read more

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Where is a testis microdissection usually done? At a hospital?

Where is a testis microdissection usually done? At a hospital?

Yes: Microscopic tese is a procedure performed for men who have testis failure. Microdissection tese is performed in the operating room with general anesthesia under the operating microscope. ...Read more

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Where is a testis perc biopsy usually done? At a hospital?

Where is a testis perc biopsy usually done? At a hospital?

Sterile environment: Can be done in the office, a clinic, in a hospital outpatient or an operating room setting and by a urologist who would be able to take care of any complication such as bleeding. ...Read more

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There is a new treatment for uterine fibroids called acessa. Is this procedure done somewhere in Canada??

There is a new treatment for uterine fibroids called acessa. Is this procedure done somewhere in Canada??

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 ...Read more

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Where is a breast biopsy usually done? At a hospital?

Where is a breast biopsy usually done? At a hospital?

Office/hospital/etc: Ot can be done nearly anywhere from the office, radiology department, or surgical suite depending on the nature of the biopsy. A simple mass can be easily biopsied in the office. Non-palpable masses may require imaging such as ultrasound with with wire localization. Multiple sites may be better done in a hospital or surgical suite. ...Read more

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Where is an arthroscopy usually done? At a hospital?

Where is an arthroscopy usually done? At a hospital?

Surgical center: This is most often done at an ambulatory/outpatient surgical center.... ...Read more

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Where is an electronystagmogram usually done? At a hospital?

Where is an electronystagmogram usually done? At a hospital?

Office: This equipment is mostly found in the office of a neuro-otologist and some ENT specialists. It is designed to measure eye movements in response to vestibular stimulation (or dysfunction) in disorders of the inner ear. ...Read more

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Where is a neuroma excision usually done? At a hospital?

Where is a neuroma excision usually done? At a hospital?

Depends: While done as an outpatient procedure, whether your surgery is at a hospital or ambulatory surgery center depends on many factors: where your physician prefers to perform surgery, where he or she is credentialed, and the types of facilities available in your area. Additionally, many physicians operate at both types of facilities but may select the location on or availability or type of case. ...Read more

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Where is an abg usually done? At a hospital?

Where is an abg usually done? At a hospital?

Yes: A specialized piece of lab equipment called a co-oximeter is required to analyze the amount of oxygen and carbon dioxide in arterial blood. Also the blood must be drawn from an artery, not a vein, and not everyone is trained to obtain this kind of sample. ...Read more

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If a Hysteroscope D&C is done in the hospital, is general or local anesthesia given?

If a Hysteroscope D&C is done in the hospital, is general or local anesthesia given?

Yes to either.: Depending on the training and skills of your surgeon the anesthetic can be a full general of local block only by surgeon or combination of local block w sedation by anesthesia provider. ...Read more

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Where is an arthrography usually done? At a hospital?

Where is an arthrography usually done? At a hospital?

Or an imaging center: Arthrography can be done at a hospital or at a place that does specifically radiology procedures like MRI or other imaging tests. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Fibroid (Definition)

A leiomyomata(fibroid) is a smooth muscle growth in the uterus that is rubbery, binds the female hormone estrogen and can grow to "epic" proportions causing distortion of the uterus. They cause bleeding, and burning pain( aka "fireball tumor") as ...Read more


Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more