UFE is a safe treatment option and like other minimally invasive procedures has significant advantages over conventional open surgery. That’s why 90% of all women were satisfied at final follow-up after UFE.1
A NUMBER OF BENEFITS.
Preservation of the uterus
Decrease in heavy menstrual bleeding from symptomatic fibroids
Decrease in urinary dysfunction
Decrease in pelvic pain and/or pressure
Virtually no blood loss
Typically performed as an outpatient procedure
Offers a shorter hospital stay and a faster return to work when compared to having a hysterectomy2
Safe procedure that involves minimal risk and fewer complications after 30 days when compared to having a hysterectomy2
Overall, significant improvement in patient’s physical and emotional well-being
Covered by most insurance companies
Lohle, P. et al. Long term outcome of uterine artery embolization for symptomatic uterine leiomyomas. JVIR 2008; 19:319-326
Spies, J. et al. Outcome of uterine embolization and hysterectomy for leiomyomas: results of a multicenter study. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2004;191: 22-31.