Treatment for Prostate

Brand New Minimally Invasive Treatment for Prostate Enlargement Shown to be Safe and Long-Lasting: What are the symptoms of Prostate Enlargement? When the prostate gland enlarges, it can cause affected men to experience difficulty urinating and even pain. The urine stream can become decreased, with weak flow, and there may be dribbling after urination. Many … Continue reading Treatment for Prostate

Hysterectomy or UFE?

Do you suffer from uterine fibroids? Have you been advised by your doctor to undergo a hysterectomy to treat your fibroids? Have you considered Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) instead? Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) costs less and requires less time in the hospital compared to hysterectomy. Despite these benefits, UFE is severely underutilized in the United … Continue reading Hysterectomy or UFE?

All About Peripheral Arterial Disease: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Treatment

Who Can Get Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)? It is estimated that 1 out of every 20 Americans over the age of 50 has Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD). However, the presence of certain diseases and conditions may cause the development of PAD earlier in life. These conditions include smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol … Continue reading All About Peripheral Arterial Disease: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Treatment

Medical Minute: Varicocele

In this video below, Dr. Danny Chan explains “What Is Varicocele?” Varicocele is a dilatation and a dysfunction of what we call the gonadal vein in a man. It’s analogous to the ovarian vein in a woman. The condition increases the blood flow, and the back up of blood, to the left and right gonadal … Continue reading Medical Minute: Varicocele

Fibroids and UFE: Ask the Doctor

Do you have fibroids? Considering Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) to treat your fibroids? In this series of videos Dr. Suzanne Slonim, specialist in treating fibroids and helping many women avoid hysterectomies, answers patients’ common questions concerning fibroids and the UFE procedure.

Medical Minute: UFE to Treat Fibroids Instead of Hysterectomy

In this video below, Dr. Suzanne Slonim talks about the Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) procedure to treat Fibroids. Q: Can Using UFE to Treat Fibroids Prevent the Need for a Hysterectomy? A: UFE (Uterine Fibroid Embolization) can absolutely prevent the need for hysterectomy. The whole point of the fibroid embolization procedure is that it treats the … Continue reading Medical Minute: UFE to Treat Fibroids Instead of Hysterectomy

New Weight Loss Procedure Decreases Appetite

Minimally-Invasive New Weight Loss Procedure for Morbidly Obese Individuals Shows Promise New research from Johns Hopkins University suggests that a cutting-edge, new weight loss procedure called Bariatric Embolization is safe and helps patients achieve weight loss. Bariatric surgery, such as gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, and gastric banding are currently the best known procedures for … Continue reading New Weight Loss Procedure Decreases Appetite