Treatment for Those Painful Fibroids
August 14, 2016•9 min
Uterine fibroids affect millions of women aged 25 to 44 in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health. Fortunately, for most women this is a treatable medical condition that usually results in few complications.Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths that form on your uterus. Generally, uterine fibroids don’t cause symptoms; however, some women may experience pain in the pelvis or lower back and prolonged menstrual cycles. Listen in as Ambarish Bhat, MD explains how interventional radiologists at Palmdale Regional can perform a minimally invasive procedure called uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) to eliminate fibroids and offer relief.