Uterine Fibroid Embolization in Dallas, TX
Non-Surgical Uterine Fibroid Treatment
Uterine Fibroid Embolization, also known as Uterine Artery Embolization, or abbreviated as UAE, is a treatment for uterine fibroids. This treatment shrinks the fibroids without surgery and has many benefits over surgical treatments for fibroids including:
- Preservation of the uterus
- Small incision in the groin or wrist
- Shorter hospital stay and a quicker recovery time
Fibroid Specialist Dr. Robert Handley
Dr. Handley specializes in UFE at North Texas Fibroids, with locations in Dallas and Flower Mound. Dr. Handley is a certified and experienced Interventional Radiologist.
During the procedure, a catheter is guided to the fibroid tumor and embolic material is injected to block the blood flow leading to the tumor. This results in the fibroid shrinking and most patients notice their symptoms improve within a few weeks.