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Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference Today on Health Care Reform and Medical Costs

... of Nashville, Tennessee, whose medical debt from uterine cancer could result in foreclosure on her home. ... doing very well, and then she found out she had uterine cancer. She has and had health insurance. And so, ... afford this." Never mind that it was stage four uterine cancer and it had spread to the lymph nodes ...

Avoiding Hysterectomy: Major Interventional Radiology E-collection Info Available

... Radiology Assembles Major Studies of uterine Artery Embolization Over Past Two Years; ... collection of professional articles about uterine artery embolization, a treatment directed toward ... effects that may occur due to the presence of uterine fibroids. The Journal of Vascular and ...

New MR sequence helps radiologists more accurately evaluate abnormalities of the uterus and ovaries

... depicting the anatomy of the uterus, ovaries and uterine tumors than did the traditional T2 fast spin echo ... of reasons. It is important for the evaluation of uterine leiomyomas (fibroids) and ovarian and uterine cancers. Because it does not use radiation, it ...

Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates Offers Alternative to Hysterectomy for Uterine Fibroids

... National OB-GYN Group States uterine Artery Embolization 'Safe and Effective' for ... Va., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Women with painful uterine fibroids are more likely to opt for a minimally ... Associates (VIVA) doctors following a bulletin on uterine artery embolization by The American College of ...

Chamberlain Group Announces New Uterine Robotic Surgery Training Device

... surgical trainers, today announced their new uterine Robotic Surgery Trainer. The trainer is a ... elasticity and can be cut and sutured. The uterine Trainer has a replaceable uterus which permits ... or with cadavers. Physicians using the new uterine Trainer may practice robotic skills used in ...

Oh Baby, Interventional Radiology Makes Childbirth Safer

... Interventional radiologists guide a catheter up a uterine artery using X-ray imaging. Once at the site of ... umbilical cord) grows or "invades" into the uterine wall. "Minimally invasive interventional ... a combination of balloon catheters inserted into uterine arteries predelivery (that could be inflated to ...

Sonohysterography is an alternative diagnostic tool for women with adenomyosis

... technique commonly used to evaluate the uterine cavity, improves the diagnostic capability of ... areas of fluid intravasation extending from the uterine cavity into the myometrium known as fluid ... pelvic pain and infertility which may be due to a uterine fibroid, a polyp, tumor or adenomyosis. MR ...

Prominent Chicago Gynecologists Launch Treatment Project To Raise Awareness Among African American Women of Non-Invasive Ultrasound Uterine Fibroid Procedure

... American women about a non-invasive outpatient uterine fibroid treatment using high energy ultrasound ... (surgical removal of individual fibroids) and uterine fibroid embolization (a minimally-invasive ... Imaging of Northbrook Court and commented, "My uterine fibroids were causing pain and visibly protruded ...

Black women with uterine cancers more likely to die than white patients

... that black women are more likely to die from uterine cancers than their white counterparts, little is ... of whom were black, who were documented to have uterine cancer between 1988 and 2004 in the Surveillance, ... as contributing to observed racial disparities in uterine cancer survival. ...

Using C-Section Scars to Predict Future Deliveries

... News) -- Measuring the thickness of the uterine scar from a cesarean delivery can help physicians predict which women would be at low risk for uterine rupture and may safely try to have a vaginal ... delivery would be safe or if risks -- such as uterine rupture -- would make it unwise. Bujold's ...

Scientists ID Uterine Muscle Switch for Contractions

... say they've found the switch that activates the uterine muscles for contraction during childbirth, a ... binds the protein IP on the surface of these uterine muscle cells, keeping them relatively inactive ... Medical School in New Hampshire, testing uterine tissue strips from pregnant women undergoing ...

Chemical in Plastics May Cause Fertility Problems

... University of California, San Francisco, exposed uterine cells obtained from healthy women to BPA in a ... observed that even short-term exposure of those uterine cells to BPA significantly decreases the division ... BPA can interfere with further development of uterine cells and the way they change in preparation for ...

Uterus Size May Predict Risk for Premature Twins After IVF

... They theorized that this was because the uterine cavity had been distended by the previous ... transfer is indicated, but in those with a longer uterine cavity, a double-embryo transfer can be ... They also plan to study whether a short uterine cavity affects single pregnancies to find whether ...

Major surgery no longer needed for the removal of uterine fibroids

... The treatment of uterine fibroids with 3T MR-guided focused ultrasound ... ultrasound (MRgFUS) and minimally invasive uterine artery embolization (UAE) to treat these ... completed a symptom severity score (SSS) of the uterine fibroid symptom and health related quality of ...

Embolization a Nonsurgical Way to Treat Fibroids

... TUESDAY, March 18 (HealthDay News) -- uterine artery embolization is an effective, non-surgical ... fibroids, you don't have to have surgery. uterine artery embolization is an excellent option," said ... because they don't want the surgery." uterine artery embolization (UAE), which is sometimes ...

UFE Highly Effective in Cases Where Focused Ultrasound to Treat Uterine Fibroids Failed

... Significant Relief of Symptoms Noted From uterine Fibroid Embolization WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), a minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment for uterine fibroids, provides significant relief of symptoms ...

Few Women Hear About Uterine Fibroid Embolization Treatment Option Directly From Gynecologists

... their private practice gynecologists for uterine fibroids were only offered hysterectomy or ... treatment algorithm for patients suffering with uterine fibroids. The patient should not have to be the ... found at http://www.SIRmeeting.org . About uterine Fibroid Embolization ...

Register Now for Interventional Radiology Meeting Press Conferences

... graft-versus-host disease. Women and uterine Fibroid Embolization: New study shows few women ... gynecologists. Failed Focused Ultrasound: uterine fibroid embolization succeeds when focused ultrasound fails as a treatment for uterine fibroids. RSVP Please call to register at ...

Minimally invasive fibroid treatment fares well in multicenter trial

... BROOK, Ill. A new multicenter trial found that uterine artery embolization (UAE) is a good alternative ... Medical Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands. uterine fibroids are benign growths of the muscle inside ... in the U.S. age 25 to 50 suffer from symptomatic uterine fibroids. Fibroid symptoms can include excessive ...

Gorilla Receives State-Of-The-Art Treatment for Uterine Fibroids from Interventional Radiologists

... uterine artery embolization procedure performed on ... discomfort and heavy vaginal bleeding caused by uterine fibroids, noncancerous tumors that develop in the ... Chicago, IL, were called upon to help Beta with uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), a nonsurgical ...

MRI May Help Find Deep Endometriosis

... deep endometriosis and offers surgeons a better map to finding wayward uterine tissue that needs to be removed, a new study suggests. All but one of 27 cases of deep endometriosis -- in which uterine tissue (endometrium) grows and attaches to areas such as the cervix, ...

Americans United for Life Applauds Fourth Circuit Protecting Women and Children by Upholding Virginia Partial Birth Abortion Statute

... partial-birth abortions -- can have devastating health effects, including uterine puncture or rupture, puncture of the uterine artery, permanent injury to the cervix, and risks for subsequent ...

Chicago-area Infertility Specialist Richard Sherbahn, MD, Reports a Woman's Age Affects Her Chances of Successful Pregnancy from Egg Donation

... recipients ages 45-50," Dr. Sherbahn concludes. "A woman's uterine receptivity might decline with advancing age due to unknown biochemical and/or molecular changes in the uterine lining," he says. "This decline could also be the result of a ...

Chicago-area Infertility Specialist Richard Sherbahn, MD, Reports a Woman's Body Mass Index Affects Her Success in Infertility Treatment

... three days after fertilization had their embryos cultured in the lab for uterine transfer on day five . The researchers compared the two BMI groups' ... pregnancy or live births -- we speculate that either embryo viability or uterine receptivity may be compromised in high-BMI women." "Because ...

Singapore Premier Women's Hospital Offers Contactless Surgery for Uterine Fibroids

... them to undergo an anesthetic-free yet almost painless operation to treat uterine fibroids. Singapore (PRWEB) March 3, 2009 -- ... them to undergo an anesthetic-free yet almost painless operation to treat uterine fibroids . Called MR-guided focused ultrasound ablation ...

Gene Variant Raises Risk of Uterine Fibroids

... marker that may indicate if a woman has a greater chance of developing uterine fibroids, a new study says. Shorter, white women who test positive for ... The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has more about uterine fibroids . -- Kevin McKeever ...

Cleveland Clinic Unveils 'Top 10' Medical Innovations for 2009

... records of patients' complete medical history. 9. Doppler-Guided uterine Artery Occlusion: Fibroid tumors occur in upwards of 40% of women older ... is a new, non-invasive approach to treat fibroids called Doppler-guided uterine artery occlusion, or DUAO. 8. Integration of Diffusion Tensor Imaging ...

Natural Childbirth Moms More Attuned to Babies' Cry

... mediator of maternal behavior in animals -- from the posterior pituitary, uterine contractions and vagino-cervical stimulation. The researchers also ... Caesarean delivery, which occurs via incisions in the abdominal and uterine wall, is required at times to protect the health or survival of infant or ...

First Major Medical Meeting Convening for MRI-guided Focused Ultrasound to Treat Cancer, Stroke, Fibroids, Other Conditions

... serious medical conditions including cancer, neurological disorders, and uterine fibroids. The MRgFUS 2008 International Symposium, to be held on October ... MRgFUS is already established for the treatment of uterine fibroids and holds the potential to non-invasively treat breast, prostate, ...

Major rise in Caesarean sections linked to impaired womb function with age

... went on to study samples of the myometrium, muscle from the middle of the uterine wall, taken from 62 women undergoing elective caesarean procedures in Cambridge. They found that advancing age was associated with impaired uterine function, in particular a reduced degree of spontaneous contraction and ...

Fibroids common, but women have options

... (submucosal) are more likely to move to the endometrial cavity after uterine artery embolization (UAE) but usually dont cause major complications, ... UAE should anticipate that fibroids bordering on or inside the uterine cavity may require cervical dilatation or hysteroscopic resection for ...

Staff Training Reduces Postpartum Bleeding, Episiotomies

... South American countries. Oxytocin helps contract the uterus and stop uterine bleeding. If the uterus fails to contract after detachment of the ... Instruction of techniques to hasten expulsion of the placenta and bring on uterine contractions that stop bleeding following detachment of the placenta were ...

Satisfaction After Fibroid Embolization Similar to Hysterectomy

... Now, a new study helps define the choice between at least two options -- uterine artery embolization (UAE) and hysterectomy. After two years of follow-up, ... lining of the uterus is destroyed. In UAE, two catheters are placed in the uterine arteries, and small particles are injected that block the flow of blood ...

Bionovo Describes a New Class of Therapeutic Compounds

... symptoms have the potential to cause elevated risks for breast and uterine cancers due to the proliferative effects on breast and uterine tissues mediated through the estrogen receptor alpha. Selective activation ...

Sound medicine at Acoustics Meeting

... for women approaching menopause who have severe complications due to uterine fibroids. In the past, the standard treatment option for these women was ... colleagues are using their system in phase I safety trials for treating uterine fibroids and selected malignant tumors. The talk Cavitation-enhanced ...

Ipsen and Debiopharm Extend Their Agreement for the Exclusive Commercialization of Decapeptyl(R) (triptorelin pamoate) in Europe and Certain Other Territories

... Additional indications developed subsequently include the treatment of uterine fibroids (a benign tumour of muscle tissues in the uterus), endometriosis (proliferation of endometrial tissue, the mucous membrane that lines the uterine wall outside the reproductive tract) prior to surgery or when surgery is ...

Patients With Bipolar Disorder at Increased Risk for Wide Range of Health Problems, Thomson Reuters Study Finds

... involving the neurological system. Female Reproduction: Conditions involving the female reproductive system -- such as dysfunctional uterine bleeding and breast cancer -- were 25 percent more common among bipolar patients. The study is based on data contained in the ...

New Fertility Financing for Donated Eggs Fills Void Left by Capital One

... starting at 8 percent. A recipient may select a donor online, choose the number of eggs wanted, and have them shipped to her doctor for uterine transfer. TWEB's extensive donor database is online, http://www.theworldeggbank.com/tweb2/recipients/Donors.aspx . About The World ...

MRI Accurately Depicts Deep Endometriosis

... Belgium. "It accurately depicts all locations of deep endometriosis." Endometriosis is a chronic and painful disease that results when uterine tissue, called endometrium, grows outside the uterus. Endometrium can attach to other organs, such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, bowels and ...

MRI accurately depicts deep endometriosis

... Brussels, Belgium. "It accurately depicts all locations of deep endometriosis." Endometriosis is a chronic and painful disease that results when uterine tissue, called endometrium, grows outside the uterus. Endometrium can attach to other organs, such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, bowels and ...
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