Hysterectomy and Surgical Risks


Considering Hysterectomy? Read About Possible Surgical Risks First! Over 400,000 hysterectomies are performed each year in the United States, most for benign diseases such as endometriosis or fibroids. Hysterectomy is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedure. If women are under the age of 40, ovaries are often left behind if they appear healthy. … Continue reading Hysterectomy and Surgical Risks

Get Your Free UFE Checklist


Is UFE Right For You? Fibroid issues? Wondering if Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) is the right treatment for you? Download our FREE UFE Check List to help you decide:  Email * Security – Enter any 2 digits, example: 47This box is for spam protection – please leave it blank: Common Questions About Fibroids and UFE Do all … Continue reading Get Your Free UFE Checklist

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

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?