Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Fibroids are a pain, we can help you find relief.

Learn about uterine fibroid embolization, an effective, non-surgical way to get rid of your fibroids.

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What is uterine fibroid embolization?

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A safe and minimally invasive treatment for symptomatic uterine fibroids.

80-90% of patients report significant relief from their symptoms 3 months after uterine fibroid embolization.

How it works

A small incision is made in your thigh or wrist.

Uterine fibroid embolization is sometimes called a “bandage procedure” because, instead of the large abdominal incisions that need to be made for other procedures, a small incision is all you need–small enough to be covered with a bandage.
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Small beads are injected into the fibroid to stop blood flow.

Tiny beads are injected through this catheter and into the arteries supplying blood to the fibroids, blocking their blood flow. The catheter is then removed.

Fibroids shrink within 3 months, eliminating symptoms.

After the blood flow is cut off, the fibroids begin to shrink down, with 80-90% of women reporting a significant decrease in their symptoms after 3 months. Uterine fibroid embolization has a quick recovery time, with most women returning to work 3-5 days after the procedure.

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Proven to be highly effective for symptomatic uterine fibroids.

Lighter periods

Reduced urinary issues

Reduced pain

High patient satisfaction


Frequently asked questions

Questions about uterine fibroid embolization

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The fastest, easiest way to get evaluated for a uterine fibroid embolization

Learn about how PainTheory makes the process of getting evaluated for a uterine fibroid embolization faster and easier.
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