Philadelphia, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/09/2018 -- The PA Vascular Institute would like to announce it is accepting patients interested in their minimally-invasive uterine fibroid embolization procedure in Philadelphia, PA. If a loved one has been diagnosed with fibroids and is in need of treatment, the trusted medical team at the PA Vascular Institute is willing to help.
Fibroid disease affects three in ten women before they reach the age of 35, and up to eight in ten women by the time they reach 50. Fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that typically develop in the uterine walls and vary in size and magnitude. Signs of illness range from unusual abdominal pain and cramping to frequent urination and pain during intercourse, and many others. Symptoms may vary depending on the severity and location of the tumors, while some women may never notice symptoms.
Treatments vary but intend to relieve the symptoms that accompany fibroid disease. Medications are sometimes used to reduce pain, and hormone therapy may temporarily shrink the tumors. Surgical options are available as well, although uterine fibroid embolization from the PA Vascular Institute is a minimally invasive, non-surgical treatment many patients prefer.
Uterine fibroid embolization, or UFE, works by blocking blood flow to the tumors which causes them to shrink, effectively relieving the unpleasant symptoms of the disease. Using state-of-the-art technology, an Interventional Radiologist carefully passes a small tube through a small incision in the groin or wrist, to the arteries that feed the tumors. He or she then cuts off the blood flow by injecting embolic fluid through the tube into the blood vessels, which shrinks the fibroids. The procedure typically takes less than an hour.
Women who suffer from fibroid disease, or others seeking peripheral vascular disease treatment in Philadelphia, PA, should speak with the trusted doctors at the PA Vascular Institute to explore treatment options. Those interested can also visit their website or call 800-614-7294 today.
About Pennsylvania Vascular Institute
Pennsylvania Vascular Institute strives to bring patients only the best healthcare services in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania area. With four convenient locations in Philadelphia, King of Prussia, and the Lehigh Valley, PA Vascular Institute treats those suffering from circulatory issues including peripheral arterial disease, fibroid disease, and offers various procedures for spider veins, back pain, and cancer care.
To learn more about Pennsylvania Vascular Institute, or to schedule an appointment, please visit their website http://www.pavascularinstitute.com/.