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Is it rare for women to have a uterine fibroid embolization?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joseph Gemmete
Radiology - Interventional
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

It is very common for patients to have a uterine fibroid embolization.
In fact, it is now part of the treatment algorithm for a fibroid uterus according to the american society of ob/gyn. It is very effective for fibroid disease.

In brief: No

It is very common for patients to have a uterine fibroid embolization.
In fact, it is now part of the treatment algorithm for a fibroid uterus according to the american society of ob/gyn. It is very effective for fibroid disease.
Dr. Joseph Gemmete
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Dr. Stephen Hofkin
Radiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not a rare procedure

Fibroid embolization is an under utilized procedure.
It is typically preformed by an interventional radiologist in consultation with a gynecologist. In the appropriate patient, there is the highest level of medical evidence to support the use for the treatment of symptomatic fibroids.

In brief: Not a rare procedure

Fibroid embolization is an under utilized procedure.
It is typically preformed by an interventional radiologist in consultation with a gynecologist. In the appropriate patient, there is the highest level of medical evidence to support the use for the treatment of symptomatic fibroids.
Dr. Stephen Hofkin
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Dr. Joe Golowa
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: Ufe

No not rare. This is performed every day across the country.
The procedure is effective with good data behind it and allows women to be treated without surgery / hysterectomy which can be associated with morbidity.

In brief: Ufe

No not rare. This is performed every day across the country.
The procedure is effective with good data behind it and allows women to be treated without surgery / hysterectomy which can be associated with morbidity.
Dr. Joe Golowa
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No very effective!

An effective non-surgical way of getting rid of fibroids! (actually considered surgery, but not traditionally!).

In brief: No very effective!

An effective non-surgical way of getting rid of fibroids! (actually considered surgery, but not traditionally!).
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