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As reported by several European Societies of Gynecology, up to 70% of women will develop uterine myomas in their life.

What are Uterine Myomas?

 

Uterine myomas or fibroids are very common, noncancerous growths in the uterus that are often diagnosed during a gynecologic exam.

 

Several risk factors have been postulated which may cause the development of this non-cancerous growth:

  • Alcohol, caffeine and smoking

  • Obesity

  • Altered hormonal status

  • Stress

  • Vitamin D3-deficiency

Uterine Myomas (Fibroids)

Condition

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What are the symptoms of Uterine Myomas?

  • Heavy, excessive menstrual bleeding

  • Bleeding in between period

  • Pelvic pain and pressure

  • Urinary incontinence, frequency and infection

  • Difficulties during pregnancies

 

What assessment do I need if I have Uterine Myomas?

Your gynecologist will recommend the adequate diagnostic tool for your individual case.

Both ultrasound and MRI are imaging tools that can confirm the presence of fibroids.

 

What are the treatments for Uterine Myomas?

  • Surgical removal of a part of you uterus (partial hysterectomy) or

  • Surgical total removal of your Uterus (total hysterectomy)

  • Minimally invasive uterine artery embolization

 

What intervention/ treatment does CardioCare offer for Uterine Myomas?

  • Minimally invasive uterine artery embolization

Due to the high prevalence of fibroids, it is important for women to be familiar with the presenting symptoms and all of the treatment options.

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