Uterine fibroids are common, non-cancerous tumors of the uterus. It’s estimated that by the age of 35, 40% of Caucasian women and up to 60% of African American women will have uterine fibroids. Common uterine fibroids risk factors can be genetics, obesity, and higher estrogen levels. Up to 70% of women have fibroids of some size in their uterus. You may hear your Gynaecologist or Radiologist call fibroids by other names, including uterine leiomyomas, fibromas, and myomas. They can be small or quite large. What actually causes fibroids to form isn't clear, but genetics and hormones are thought to play a big role.
Some women may experience uterine fibroids symptoms or no symptoms at all. Pain and heavy bleeding can also be due to uterine fibroids. Because of acute pain and heavy bleeding, it is difficult for women to carry on their daily routine office or house hold work. Therefore you must consult uterine fibroid expert to treat uterine fibroids on priority.
If you are experiencing some or any of these symptoms, know that there are options for the type of treatment available. Before you decide surgical uterine fibroid treatment options available, you should weigh the risks and benefits of each uterine fibroid procedure. Never forget to check non-surgical uterine fibroids treatment available.
Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE): is a minimally invasive procedure for the treatment of uterine fibroids. The process typically lasts less than an hour and requires No Surgery. In Uterine Fibroid Embolization, blood supply to the uterine fibroids is blocked, causing them to shrink. Uterine Fibroid Embolization is one of the alternatives to hysterectomy procedures, UFE is widely performed and relieves the symptoms of uterine fibroids. Uterus or ovaries are intact and never removed, if you opt fibroid embolization procedures to treat uterine fibroid.
In fibroid embolization procedures, a small catheter is placed into the arteries those are responsible for feeding the fibroid. Small size particles are dropped into the artery to stop the blood flow into the fibroid. Patient's stays in Hospital for few hours and then are discharged to the comfort of their home. No long rehabilitation is required. Patients can resume normal activity in a day or two.
Uterine Fibroid Embolization, is an alternative treatment option to uterine fibroid surgery performed in a hospital. Uterine Fibroid Embolization(UFE) is a minimally invasive procedure that safely and effectively shrinks uterine fibroid tumors and provides relief from the unpleasant symptoms. UFE requires no surgery and is performed in an outpatient setting where you can go home next day after quicker recovery as compared to surgery.
How to decide if Uterine Fibroid Embolization is suitable to me?
You are a good candidate for UFE if you:
You are also a candidate if you prefer a non-surgical uterine fibroid treatment option that will preserve your uterus. Always discuss all the available treatment options with your physicianor uterine fibroid consultant before making a decision.
How We Can Help You With Uterine Fibroid Treatment:
If you have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids, know that a hysterectomy is not your only option. Dr. Sheorain is a specialist in treating women with uterine fibroids using uterine fibroid embolization, a minimally invasive procedure. During your OPD visit with him, he will guide you through your uterine fibroid treatment journey step by step, providing symptomatic relief and getting you back to your daily routine quickly.
Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) is minimally invasive procedure to treat uterine fibroids and UFE safely and effectively shrinks fibroids by blocking the blood flow to the fibroids.
Our mission is to empower women by preventing Unnecessary Hysterectomy (Removal of Uterus by Major Surgery) and provide alterative choices to hysterectomy that allow women to return to life sooner and in better health. That's the goal of Dr. Sheorain for all patients with Fibroid!
Dr. Sheorain, who is trained in best centres of United States specializes in Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) & HIFU (MRgFUS). He has revolutionized the management of uterine fibroids in North India. More than ninety nine percent of patients experience an almost immediate end to excessive bleeding. Patients also experience a decrease in the size of fibroids within three to six months after the procedure. Dr. Sheorain, have been performing UFE for over 15 years and is among the first few in the nation to participate in a multicentre trial. Our patients experience excellent success rates with minimal risk of complications.
Dr. Sheorain and his team try their best to deliver far more than what patients expect. We encourage women to schedule an initial consultation or a second opinion with Dr. Sheorain by calling 9868887666 at Medanta-The Medicity Hospital Gurgaon & Delhi. For women who have already been evaluated by their Gynaecologist, Dr. Sheorain is happy to offer a second opinion or work closely with patient's Gynaecologist prior to surgery or hysterectomy.