Tag: "fibroids" at medical news
Focused ultrasound relieves fibroid symptoms in women
...e ultrasound procedure effectively shrinks uterine fibroids
and significantly relieves fibroid-related symptom...y (MRgFUS) allows radiologists to precisely target fibroids
without harming healthy surrounding tissue. "This treatment immediately stops blood flow in the t...
Chance of hysterectomy predicted by multi-year study
... of symptoms, such as pelvic pain and bleeding, or fibroids
with bleeding or pressure; a lack of symptom resol...eding, chronic pelvic pain, or symptomatic uterine fibroids
and ascertained their hysterectomy status during four years of surveillance. The team also collected...
Rochester study rolls out RU-486 to treat uterine fibroids
...how long after stopping the drug would regrowth of fibroids
occur. Side effects to the drug were uncommon during the University of Rochester study, but the authors noted that adverse events should be carefully monitored during follow-up studies. A few deaths have been reported among women taking mifepriston...
Penn researchers start new clinical trial to examine ways to improve treatment of uterine fibroids
...veness of different agents used to destroy uterine fibroids
- a discovery that could lead to more answers abou...durable, 'Which product would be better?'" Uterine fibroids
are benign (non-cancerous) tumors of the uterus that affect an estimated 20-40% of women, and for ma...
Hysterectomy type makes little difference in later sexual function
...mmon reasons for hysterectomy in these trials were fibroids
and heavy menstrual bleeding. There was no evidence in these trials that total hysterectomy increased the risk of urinary or bowel problems. In the two years following surgery, women receiving a total hysterectomy were no more likely to suffer from ...
New MRI guided technique makes fibroid treatment 60 percent faster
...R-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) safely treats fibroids
in 60% less time than conventional MRgFUS, accordi... analyzed the results of 14 women with symptomatic fibroids
who were treated with the rapid interleaved MRgFUS. The researchers found that interleaved MRgFUS p...
Noninvasive ultrasound treatment shrinks fibroids
...y (MRgFUS) allows radiologists to precisely target fibroids
without harming healthy surrounding tissue. The st...at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Uterine fibroids
are benign growths of the muscle inside the uterus. According to the National Institutes of Health, ...