By Lloyd B. Greig
No matter if you're a newly clinically determined sufferer or a friend of somebody with uterine fibroids, this publication bargains info and luxury. a hundred Questions & solutions approximately Uterine Fibroids offers authoritative, functional solutions to the most typical questions requested by means of sufferers. Written by way of a professional obstetrician/gynecologist, this easy-to-read ebook is a whole advisor to knowing signs, prognosis, therapy, post-treatment caliber of existence, and lots more and plenty extra. together with genuine statement from sufferers, a hundred Questions & solutions approximately Uterine Fibroids is a useful source for a person dealing with the actual and emotional turmoil attributable to this situation.
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In order to eliminate the bleeding, I tried birth control pills on my doctor’s recommendation. The pills were not an option for me due to my constant nausea. The next fibroid that developed required a laparoscopic procedure in order to alleviate the problem. QXP 2/10/10 12:07 PM Page 37 PART SIX Uterine Artery Embolization What is uterine artery embolization (UAE)? What are some of the complications of UAE? What type of evaluation should a patient have to determine if she is a candidate for UAE?
The ultrasound beam is then directed through the wall of the abdomen directly into the fibroid. High-intensity ultrasound energy directed at the fibroid heats the tissue and destroys the fibroid. 39. Are there any potential complications with magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound (MRGFU)? Potential side effects include: • Fever • Skin burns—The area of skin above the fibroids (on the abdomen) must be adequately shaved before the procedure to prevent skin burns. QXP 2/10/10 12:07 PM Page 30 100 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT UTERINE FIBROIDS • Injury to the bladder or intestines—MRI is used to ensure that these organs are not in the field of treatment.
Your insurance company may be able to supply the necessary information. • Your doctor (gynecologist) may give you the names of some doctors from whom you may get a second opinion. QXP 2/10/10 12:07 PM Page 25 PART FOUR Nonsurgical Treatment Has hormone therapy been used in the treatment of fibroids? How effective is the Lupron treatment for fibroids? Are any other medications available for treating fibroids? More . . QXP 2/10/10 12:07 PM Page 26 100 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT UTERINE FIBROIDS 29.