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Fibroid Embolisation vs Hysterectomy: What’s the Bleeding Difference?

Uterine fibroids are benign tumours that can cause heavy menstrual bleeding, bloating, pelvic pain, and urinary problems. If you wanted to have uterine fibroids removed 30 years ago, hysterectomy would have been your only option. That meant open surgery, risk of heavy blood loss and/or infection, and a 6-8 week recovery process. Fortunately, these days minimally invasive treatment options exist that offer faster recovery times and less disruption of your daily life. Let’s quickly look at the differences between an abdominal hysterectomy and uterine fibroid embolisation. Knowing the difference might help you make a more informed choice about which treatment is right for you. Abdominal Hysterectomy An abdominal hysterectomy is a certain and permanent solution for getting rid of fibroids. ... READ MORE


How do you feel when you hear these words? Reassured? Calm? These are words which should drive our practice and our interaction with staff and colleagues. With new technology, we have amazing opportunities to offer patients cutting edge percutaneous treatment. Not only can we offer minimally invasive treatment, but we can also offer minimal radiation dose to staff and patients using simple techniques. Looking forward to an evening of discussion, sharing and learning READ MORE