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Informative Video on Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)

A local television station in Orlando, Florida recently featured this segment on uterine fibroids and uterine fibroid embolization (UFE). The station interviewed a local patient who chose to treat her fibroid with UFE. Her results were very positive.  The video also … Continue reading

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Infertility and Fibroids…Yet Another Symptom

“Human reproduction is an inefficient process. On average, only one in five meetings of sperm and egg result in a fertilized egg with pregnancy potential. So therefore normal is abnormal.” This was a quote that Dr. Howard W. Jones gave during … Continue reading

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Health Reform & Fibroids

Discussions about Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) were not commonplace conversation just over a year ago, but as the Health Care Reform initiative has progressed, it seems that nearly every single day we hear something about CER. Recently, Medical Devices Today … Continue reading

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Choices Choices Choices…Yipeeee!!

As promised in the last blog that I posted, in THIS blog, I will list/describe  all of  the treatment options that are available for women  ladened with fibroids. I also promise: 1.To be brief with my descriptions (okay,stop rolling your eyes), 2.To be … Continue reading

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“OOOPS!” Sorry

Time to admit the error of my ways! To quote my darling 17 month old granddaughter whenever any miss-take occurs in her world (ie: dropping goodies up-‘n-over the highchair table,)  an expressive audibly-adorable reaction punctuates the air…”OOOPS!!” Well, I say, … Continue reading

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A Small Drop in the (Research Funding) Bucket

As a new member of the Fibroid Relief team, I just read an article that announced that The National Institutes of Health (NIH) committed approximately $40 million research dollars in 2009 to comparative effectiveness research involving medical devices. Continue reading

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Testing One Two Three..Testing One Two Three…

The upper chamber of the hour glass is trickling more quickly…and I am actually excited about it! Last week one of my google alerts produced the most magnificent article; adding another peg to the ongoing quest to have ExAblate (FUS, … Continue reading

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Our Amazing Advisory Board…and welcoming our new member, Dr. John Lipman

We’re very fortunate to have such a phenomenal Advisory Board at Fibroid Relief and if you haven’t noticed, please take a look at the people who help guide our growing organization. Last week I visited a new addition to our … Continue reading

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