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Society For Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting In Brief

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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UFE success post-menopause: Northwestern University scientists present April 3 at the Society of Interventional Radiology's annual meeting in Toronto that uterine fibroid embolization produced symptom improvements in 22 of 25 post-menopausal women during two years of follow-up. The technique, in which tiny spherical particles are released into uterine arteries to kill fibroid tumors by blocking their blood supply, is an accepted minimally invasive first-line therapy for fibroid disease in symptomatic pre-menopausal women, but the evidence in post-menopausal women is lacking, according to the researchers...
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