Symptomatic fibroids have traditionally been treated with a hysterectomy or myomectomy, both invasive, surgical procedures with long recovery times. A normal hysterectomy or myomectomy, with no complications, can cost up to $42,619 according to a recent article published in the American Journal of Gynecologists (AJOG). In addition, it is a huge cost that 40% of [...]
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Scientist continue to look for answers as to the cause and etiology of Uterine Fibroids. Learn more about the latest research regarding a genetic link to fibroids.
A research study published on March 1, 2011 concluded that Hysterectomy should be the last choice when treating fibroids.
Hysterectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures in women; however, research is beginning to show that there is a link with cardiovascular disease.
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Dr. Bruce McLucas trains other gynecologists on how to perform Uterine Fibroid Embolization in Singapore and Hong Kong.
The lead article of the August 2010 issue of the AJOG cites a five year randomized study that concludes embolization is a well established alternative the hysterectomy.