Successfully Treating Uterine Fibroids With UFE
Uterine fibroids are common in women, with 20 to 80% of women developing them by the time they reach 50.
Not going the route of hemorrhoid banding?
What are hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids are swollen veins that become distended in the rectum or anus, presenting similarly to how varicose veins do in the legs. There are two hemorrhoid types: internal and external hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoids are located under the mucous membranes along the lower rectum. External hemorrhoids occur underneath the skin surrounding the anus. [...]
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Artery Embolization for Lower GI Bleeds
What is a GI Bleed? Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeds are a common condition; however, they can be serious as well as life-threatening. As a result, GI bleeds result in approximately 140,000 hospital admissions yearly and roughly 5,000 deaths annually in the U.S.. Such an event also costs an average of $6,000 for each admission1. Likewise, GI [...]
Choosing Uterine Fibroid Embolization Over a Hysterectomy
UFE has several advantages over hysterectomy. For starters, UFE is a minimally invasive and same-day procedure. Compared with a major surgery such as a hysterectomy or myomectomy.
What are Uterine Fibroids?
Fibroids are a type of noncancerous tumor that are made up of muscle and connective tissue. They can develop either within the uterus wall or on the uterus, sometimes as just one tumor and sometimes in multiples. Fibroids can range in size from being the size of an apple seed to being as large as [...]
Suffering with Uterine Fibroids? Why wait in pain?
If you have been suffering with painful uterine fibroids you are not alone. Most American women will develop them at some point in their lives.
It’s time to concentrate on women’s health.
It’s time to call MTVIR about your Uterine Fibroids. For most women the month of October is a reminder to schedule their annual mammogram screening. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has been extremely beneficial in both awareness and prevention. As a nation, we have done a wonderful job of focusing on a very important women’s [...]
If you have PAD, you’re at greater risk of a heart attack or stroke.
The importance of PAD treatment. The dangers of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) extend well beyond difficulties in walking, and the consequences can be far worse than limiting your daily activities or missing out on your favorite sports. If left untreated, patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) can develop serious health problems. The National Institutes of [...]