Tag: UFE

uterine fibroid embolization

Uterine fibroid embolization is safe and effective: An interview on its...

Interventional News speaks to Jemianne Bautista-Jia about her research on uterine fibroid embolization (UFE). “Being in the same demographic as my patients allows me...
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Same day release for uterine fibroid embolization patients at Royal Stoke...

Clinicians based at the Royal Stoke University Hospital (Stoke-on-Trent, UK) have developed a new protocol for uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), introducing a day case...

New resorbable embolic agent for uterine fibroid embolization is effective

A new, spherical resorbable gelatine embolic agent, GelBead, has been shown to be “very effective” for uterine fibroid embolization (UFE). Nigel Hacking (Department of...

Society of Interventional Radiology names M Victoria Marx president for 2018–19

M Victoria Marx, an interventional radiologist at Keck Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, USA, has been appointed president of the Society of Interventional Radiology...

Study suggests uterine fibroid embolization helps restore fertility

The treatment can help restore fertility in women with uterine fibroids, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Uterine fibroids are...

Women with fibroids see significant improvement in sexual function one year...

A study published online ahead of print in CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology (CVIR) has demonstrated that at one year, uterine fibroid embolization significantly improves...

Mirabilis announces European approval for non-invasive uterine fibroid treatment

Mirabilis has announced CE mark authorisation to market the Mirabilis System in the European Union. The system combines high-speed therapeutic ultrasound technology with an...

Ulipristal acetate first oral therapy to show positive phase III results...

Ulipristal acetate is the first oral therapy to demonstrate efficacy and safety for uterine fibroids in two US pivotal studies, a press release states. Allergan...

Majority of patients treated with embolization for symptomatic fibroids can avoid...

Ten-year outcomes from the randomised controlled EMMY trial were presented at CIRSE 2016 (10–14 September, Barcelona, Spain) by Jim Reekers, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam,...