Fibroid Embolization Recommended by ACOG

The American College of Gynecology (ACOG) has recommened Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) as a non-invasive, non-surgical treatment for women with symptoms due to fibroids.

These practice guidelines for Gynecologistsdiscusses all treatment options for women with fibroid disease. The treatments ranged from hysterectomy to oral hormone pills. The final recommendation was for women to be offered UFE as an option if they did not want to undergo surgery or hysterectomy.

Despite these strong recommendations many women still get offered hysterectomy as their only treatment option. However, there ARE other options. UFE can be an excellent alternative for women who suffer from symptoms assiciated with fibroids.

Minimally Invasive Fibroid Procedures are the core of today's modern fibroid treatments. Our Physician has had fellowship training in minimally invasive techniques for fibroid treatments. Technically challenging, each of our procedures require significant training and experience.

Comprehensive Fibroid Treatments are performed by Dr. Todd Harris. Some procedures can be performed in our convenient Newport Beach office providing patients with the most advanced techniques and procedures in Fibroid Treatment.

ACOG-Recommendations

We encourage women to schedule an initial consultation or a confidential second opinion with us at The Fibroid Treatment Center. Direct patient self-referrals are accepted. For women who have already been evaluated by their OB/GYN, Dr. Harris is happy to offer a confidential second opinion or work closely with each patients' Gynecologist prior to surgery or hysterectomy.

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