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What is a fibroid? Fibroids, or uterine myomas, are benign muscle tumors of the uterus.  Many women have fibroids and never know it, but fibroids can cause excessive menstrual pain, heavy menstrual bleeding (sometimes causing anemia), breakthrough bleeding in between menses, and infertility.  Some women also experience constipation or frequent urination, and sometimes may note […]

What is Portal Vein Embolization? Portal vein embolization (PVE) is a procedure that can be part of the treatment plan for patients with liver cancer that require surgery. Patients with primary liver cancer (cancer that originated in the liver) or secondary liver cancer (cancer that has spread to the liver from another location) that require […]

What is prostate artery embolization? Prostate enlargement, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is a common condition in older men that can cause symptoms such as poor urinary flow, frequent urination during the day and night (nocturia), incomplete bladder emptying, and sudden urge to urinate. This disease may be treated with oral medications, but […]

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