Uterine Fibroids

Does bacterial vaginosis increase risk of developing uterine fibroids?

June 24, 2021

No evidence exists that bacterial vaginosis (BV)-associated bacteria increases the risk of developing uterine fibroids (UFs) or the number of UFs, according to a nested case-control study in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Ethnoracial factors in uterine fibroid care

June 08, 2021

A qualitative study in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities has concluded that ethnic and racial considerations can have significant impact on patient experience of uterine fibroid (UF) diagnosis and management.

Oral supplementation to treat uterine fibroids

May 17, 2021

A prospective study has concluded that women of childbearing age with uterine fibroids (UF) who desire to preserve fertility benefit from the combined oral supplementation of vitamin D, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) and vitamin B6.

Addressing Uterine Fibroids with Patient-Physician Collaboration

May 14, 2021

Senior editor Angie DeRosa interviewed Sateria Venable, Founder & CEO of the Fibroid Foundation, and Ayman Al-Hendy, MD, a professor of ob/gyn at the University of Chicago Medical Center, about patient-physician collaboration when it comes to addressing uterine fibroids.

Physician-patient collaboration for uterine fibroid treatment options

May 12, 2021

Contemporary OB/GYN®’s senior editor Angie DeRosa sat down with Ayman Al-Hendy, MD, and Sateria Venable of The Fibroid Foundation, to discuss the role of patient-physician collaboration in uterine fibroid treatment and management options.

Radiofrequency ablation of uterine fibroids

April 15, 2021

Transcervical fibroid ablation (TFA) to treat symptomatic uterine fibroids (UFs) is effective for a wide range of fibroid types and sizes, according to preliminary results of the first 160 women treated in the Transcervical Radiofrequency Ablation of Uterine Fibroids Global Registry (SAGE registry).