Image Guided Surgery: uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), a minimally invasive, image-guided treatment performed by interventional radiologists, is vastly underutilized, compared...
What Do We Do?
WE SPECIALIZE IN NON-SURGICAL UTERINE FIBROID EMBOLIZATION (UFE)
This is the future of fibroid treatment!
We are fibroid specialists and experts in the most state of the art, minimally invasive Uterine Fibroid Embolization UFE techniques. Our physicians are formally fellowship trained in some of the most prestigious institutions. Uterine Fibroid Embolization is very safe and very effective. No cuts or wounds. It is the ONLY non-surgical alternative to more invasive operations like hysterectomy, myomectomy and robotic laparoscopy. No hospital stay is required as it is an outpatient procedure. It’s a one hour procedure with no major complications and you can go back to work much quicker than with any other common surgical procedures. When done with skills, the procedure does indeed alter the quality of life in a very positive way. Embolization can be performed in a hospital setting or at an outpatient clinic such as our clinic. It is a same day procedure with on average a recovery of one week.
Fibroid embolization is performed by Interventional Vascular specialists. They are the only specialists who undergo formal training in minimally invasive and endovascular surgery through recognized fellowship programs at university hospitals.
Hysterectomies and myomectomies can be performed by your Surgical ObGyn. They are usually performed in a hospital setting and require hospital stay and an average of 6 weeks of recovery.
Explore which treatment is right for you?
It is important to understand that only patients who do have symptoms need to be treated. The right treatment is one that is best for you! It is very important to carefully choose a practitioner who is well versed in treating fibroids. The ideal treatment would be one that provides a one stop shop where all your symptoms are addressed, all the fibroids are treated, minimal complications, excellent outcome and cost effective among others. Each case is unique and each patient deserves personalized attention. We will work in concert with your primary care and ObGyn doctors to optimize your care.
We encourage you to come see us. We listen to and care about our patients, We work together to come up with the most comprehensive plan tailored to your case. We accompany you through all the steps before, during and aftercare. If you need a different treatment than we provide, we will point you in the right direction.