UFE is a safe treatment option and like other minimally invasive procedures has significant advantages over conventional open surgery.
Preservation of the uterus.
Decrease in heavy menstrual bleeding from symptomatic fibroids.
Decrease in urinary dysfunction.
Virtually no blood loss.
Decrease in pelvic pain and/or pressure.
Typically performed as an outpatient procedure.
Recovery period for a few hours post-procedure and a faster return to work when compared to having a hysterectomy.
Safe procedure that involves minimal risk and fewer complications after 30 Days when compared to having a hysterectomy (1).
Overall, significant improvement in patient’s physical and emotional well-being.
Covered by most insurance companies.
That’s why 90% of all women were satisfied at final follow-up after UFE.
Spies, J. B., Cooper, J. M., Worthington-Kirsch, R., et al. (2004). Outcome of uterine embolization and hysterectomy for leiomyomas: Results of a multicenter study. Am J Obstet Gynecol, Jul;191(1):22-31.