"Treat the disease, you win some, you lose some. Treat the patient, you always win."
~Patch Adams~

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Uterine fibroids and embolization...

Came across this article this morning in the Southtown Star News. Uterine fibroids are very common, up to 75% of women experience them at some point in their lives, and although many pose no concerns, they are one of the leading causes of hysterectomy when they become problematic (that's why I had a hysterectomy in 2002). There is an alternate procedure to a hysterectomy called uterine fibroid embolization. It's a less invasive procedure, with a quicker recovery time. Click here to learn more about it...

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