Tag: uterine fibroid embolization

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Interventional radiologists should be involved in fibroid patient consultations, study concludes

In 2013, the Dutch national guidelines on heavy menstrual bleeding were updated to include, for the first time, a recommendation that uterine artery embolization...
antibiotics

Pilot study finds post-UFE antibiotic use does not affect infection rates

Post-procedural antibiotic use does not significantly affect infectious complication rates following uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), a recent pilot study concludes. Presenting these data at...
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...
fibroid

Uterine fibroid embolization safer and as effective as surgical treatment

Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) effectively treats uterine fibroids with fewer post-procedure complications compared to myomectomy, according to new research presented at the Society of...
uterine

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...

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...

US study suggests fibroid embolization “vastly underutilised” compared with hysterectomy

A large US nationwide study shows that the uterine fibroid embolization is vastly underutilised, compared to hysterectomy—especially in rural and smaller hospitals. In fact, there...

Why gynaecologists do not perceive any conflict with interventional radiologists over...

Many suspect that medical tribalism is economically motivated and the most common answers from clinicians on why inter-speciality tension exists are “money” and “ego.”...