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Uterine fibroid embolization

Uterine fibroid embolization

Uterine fibroid embolization: Uterine fibroid embolization is a procedure to stop blood flow to uterine fibroids. Numerous tiny synthetic particles are delivered to the uterine artery via a catheter and flow to the vessels that supply the fibroids, effecting blocking the vessels and cutting off the blood supply to the uterine fibroids.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Uterine fibroid embolization

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Uterine fibroid embolization:

Other Surgical Options: Uterine fibroid embolization

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Uterine fibroid embolization may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Uterine fibroid embolization

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Uterine fibroid embolization may include:

Procedure Complications: Uterine fibroid embolization

Possible surgical complications of Uterine fibroid embolization may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Uterine fibroid embolization

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent; however, the long term effects of this relatively new procedure are not clear.

Uterine fibroid embolization: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Uterine fibroid embolization: Five to seven days.

Uterine fibroid embolization: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Uterine fibroid embolization) include:

  • Uterine artery embolization
  • Uterine artery cauterization

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