Uterine Fibroid Embolization
Fibroids are benign (non-cancerous) growths of muscle tissue on or inside the uterus. Uterine fibroid embolization shrinks a fibroid by cutting off its blood supply. The procedure is done through a catheter (a long, thin, flexible tube) placed into a blood vessel through a small incision. The procedure is often done by a specially trained doctor called an interventional radiologist.
If you would like to explore whether you are a candidate for myomectomy, ask your doctor.
da Vinci Myomectomy for Uterine Fibroids
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