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July 19, 2005

Uterine Artery Embolization for Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids, which are benign tumorous growths on the uterus, occur in approximately 20% of women of reproductive age and as many as 50% of women over 35. According to a new report by Millennium Research Group, a growing proportion of European fibroid sufferers are now treated with uterine artery embolization. (WebWire)

April 02, 2005

Uterine Fibroid Treatment and Pregnancy

"Uterine artery embolization is a blood vessel blocking technique used to treat fibroids, benign growths in the uterus that can cause pain and other symptoms. Although this treatment is not generally recommended for women planning to become pregnant, a new report suggests that it doesn't significantly raise the risk of most pregnancy problems."