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. Precision VIR is the first independent Vascular and Interventional Radiology practice in North Texas, … Continue reading Fibroids and UFE: Ask the Doctor

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

What Causes Fibroids?


A common question patients ask is “What causes fibroids?” The answer is, “There are several factors involved.” Ethnicity is a Component of Fibroids Probably the strongest component is race. Eighty percent of black women have fibroids, but only 30 percent of white women do. Hispanic women are in between those numbers, and fibroids are least … Continue reading What Causes Fibroids?