Adenomyosis is a benign, non-life threatening condition, but if you suffer with its painful effects, all you want is relief. Unfortunately it can be confused with uterine fibroids and other conditions, so it can be difficult to diagnose without proper medical attention.
One of the newer treatments for Adenomyosis is UAE, or Uterine Artery Embolization. How does its effectiveness stack up against other treatments?
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Uterine fibroids are an issue that approximately 70 percent of women will face in their lifetime. Many women suffering from abnormal bleeding and pelvic pain and pressure caused by fibroids want relief as soon as possible.
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During a hysterectomy, the uterus is removed and depending on the case, the ovaries may also be removed. This surgery is among the ten most common operations performed every year in the US. In fact, over 300,000 hysterectomies are performed for benign (noncancerous) conditions every year.
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Uterine fibroids can cause a host of unpleasant symptoms:
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As common as uterine fibroids are, it’s obvious why a month is dedicated to it in an effort to help raise awareness, research, and funding.
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When a woman is diagnosed with uterine fibroids, there are a few treatment options to chose from, including hysterectomy and myomectomy. During a laparoscopic hysterectomy or myomectomy, a surgical instrument called a power morcellator is often used. Laparoscopic power morcellators help the surgeon to divide and fragment tissue into smaller pieces to facilitate the removal of the tissue through small surgical incisions.
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Uterine fibroids are the leading cause of women undergoing a hysterectomy, even though most women prefer a uterus preserving treatment option.
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Uterine fibroids and other causes of pelvic pain have long been treated with hysterectomy and other surgeries. Often, there are better alternatives to a hysterectomy available for women with fibroids.
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Increasing public awareness about uterine fibroids, especially the racial disparity of this condition, is more important now than ever before.
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If you have fibroid tumors, lessening the gap between a patient’s gynecologist and an interventional radiologist can result in better patient care.
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