Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) Results
Are women satisfied with the results of Uterine Fibroid Embolization?
In clinical studies involving thousands of patients in the United States, Canada and Europe, 85-90 percent of women who underwent UFE had significant reduction in symptoms related to menstrual bleeding and pelvic pain. Ninety to ninety-five percent of women treated by UFE reported being satisfied with the results.
What are the risks associated with Uterine Fibroid Embolization?
As with any procedure, there are some risk associated with UFE, but overall UFE is a safe procedure for treating symptomatic fibroids. Infrequent complications have been reported following UFE. Your doctor will explain any risks associated with UFE.