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uterine fibroids

What is Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)?

Uterine fibroids can cause serious symptoms in some women, including fatigue, heavy menstrual bleeding, infertility, pelvic pain, pressure or heaviness and bloating. Fibroids are the most common type of benign tumor in the uterus. These non-cancerous (benign) tumors often cause painful periods, heavy menstrual bleeding, pregnancy complications and pressure on the bladder and bowel.   UTERINE FIBROID EMBOLIZATION   If you have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids, uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) may be an option to help relieve symptoms. UFE, also known as uterine artery embolization, is a non-surgical, minimally invasive procedure used to treat fibroids. UFE is recognized by the American College of Obstetrics...