Uterine Fibroids

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).

Evolving patient evaluation and therapies for uterine fibroids

March 15, 2021

When it comes to diagnosing women with uterine fibroids (UFs), no single patient, fibroid or lived experience is the same, according to Sony Sukhbir Singh, MD, a professor of gynecology at the University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital in Ontario, Canada.

Pathophysiology of uterine fibroids

March 08, 2021

A better understanding of the pathophysiology of uterine fibroids (UFs) will enable healthcare providers to deliver high-quality informed care to their patients, according to Ayman Al-Hendy, MD, PhD, a professor of ob/gyn at Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago.

Pregnancy outcomes for women with large uterine fibroids

February 16, 2021

A study in the Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine found that the combination of a cervical procedure and vaginal micronized progesterone helped achieve term deliveries in more than 90% of pregnant women with large uterine fibroids (UFs).