Tag: "hysterectomies" at medical news
Fibroid Symptoms in Women can Be Relieved by Focused Ultrasound
... uterus, accounting for approximately one-third of hysterectomies
performed annually in the U.S. MRgFUS represents a noninvasive, outpatient alternative to hysterectomy. "This treatment is ideal for older women who have completed their families and have a single or limited number of fibroids," said co-author Clar...
MicroRNAs Can Be Tumor Suppressors
...sease that is responsible for the vast majority of hysterectomies
in the Western world." Studying chromosomal HMGA2 translocations that are associated with human tumors, the researchers found that, in normal cells, a microRNA called let-7 binds to the 3' end of the HMGA2 mRNA transcript and suppresses its express...
New Study: Pine Bark Significantly Reduces Endometriosis
...is one of the common reasons women have to undergo hysterectomies
and laparoscopic surgery. The average diagnostic age is 25-30, however endometriosis has been reported in girls as young as eleven years of age. There have been significant studies with Pycnogenol revealing treatment efficacy of common problems ass...
Mifepristone Reliable For Treating Uterine Fibroids
...his condition. Thousands of women annually opt for hysterectomies
or have the tumors removed surgically because no other medical treatment has been proven effective, the study said. 'With no approved treatment for symptomatic fibroids, this study and its findings are very significant,' said corresponding author K...
Surgery or IUD for Heavy Periods
... end to menstruation. Of the approximately 600,000 hysterectomies
performed in the United States each year, about 20 percent to 30 percent are done to treat excessive uterine bleeding. However, hysterectomy isn’t an option for women who plan to have children, and its greater success in resolving heavy menstrual ble...
To cope better with HRT, a good option is Hysterectomies
...s per the analysis postmenopausal women who've had hysterectomies
can safely take estrogen-alone therapy without raising their breast cancer risk. The estrogen-alone arm of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) showcased the finding but they are contradictory to the previous which reported three years ago that pos...
Women warned against Caesareans
... during birth, post-partum bleeding, infection and hysterectomies
than women who go through natural labour for their first birth. But women who delivered their first and subsequent children by caesarean were at lower risk of hemorrhage and intensive care admissions than those who went through vaginal ...
A new approach to vaginal hysterectomy
...f lower morbidity // and faster recovery, very few hysterectomies
are performed by the vaginal route, although there...t he believes that many abdominal and laparoscopic hysterectomies
could be avoided by this technique. The technique of vaginal hysterectomy is reported to be feasible...
Unnecessary Pap Smears
... unnecessary for women who have undergone complete hysterectomies
for non-cancerous diseases. Since most of these wo...ion. After accounting for Pap smears before recent hysterectomies
that spared the cervix, the researchers say about 10 million women are still bein...
Uterine Fibroid Embolization Gaining Popularity
...ysterectomy is often a last resort. “The number of hysterectomies
performed in the [United States] per year is in the neighborhood of 600,000; 200,000 of which are performed because of fibroids,” Dr. Zwiebel says.Uterine fibroid embolization has become an alternative for most patients because it’s less painful and ...
Treatment for fibroids with "Abortion Pill"
...n and fibroid relief accounts for about 30% of all hysterectomies
in the U.S. Women who are symptomatic could have back pain, pain with intercourse, problems with bowels and bladder, and most especially heavy bleeding. Many of these women are also chronically// anemic. Mifepristone was approved by the FDA in 2000 ...
FDA approves new device to treat women's bleeding disorder
...in a single day. Thousands of women every year get hysterectomies
to cure menorrhagia, while other women try hormone treatment.// The other option is to destroy part of the lining of the uterus, called the endometrium. Gynecologists can scrape off part of the endometrium, much as they do during abortion, or can u...
Fibroids unlikely to Turn Cancerous
..., removal of fibroids is the largest single reason hysterectomies
are performed in the United States. More than 500,000 are performed each year.According to Teng, doctors who say there is no way of telling whether a fibroid tumor is benign or cancerous until it is analyzed by a pathologist are technically correct, ...