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Treatment Options for Uterine Fibroids

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Until very recently, patients with uterine fibroids had limited treatment options. The most common way to treat fibroids has typically been hysterectomy, or removal of the uterus.

While the number of hysterectomies has decreased greatly over the years, it is still a common procedure for fibroid treatment, and the second most frequently performed surgery in the United States: approximately 150,000 hysterectomies are performed each year to treat fibroids. 

But treating this benign condition with surgery is no longer a patient’s only option. Today’s medical advances offer more choices and alternatives to manage symptoms from fibroids, and UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital offers a variety of treatment options including:

Fibroid Treatment Center

The Magee Fibroid Treatment Center combines the expertise of board-certified gynecologists and interventional radiologists with extensive experience in this minimally invasive procedure. These specialists offer consultation services for women seeking information treatment options for uterine fibroids.

For more information, please call the program coordinator at the Magee Fibroid Treatment Center: 412-641-4435.

Online Resources

University of Pittsburgh Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences