Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 24th, 1997
Using miniature tools and imaging, interventional radiologists can embolize (cut off blood flow) to the fibroid, which then dries up.
Fibroids, which cause severe bleeding and pain, are the primary reason for surgical removal of the uterus. More than a third of the 556,000 hysterectomies performed in the U.S. in 1994 were due to fibroids, according to the National Center for Health Statistics.
In a study presented March 11, 1997, at the...
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