Posts by DR. HARRIS, FTC

Ask Gynae Geek: your most Googled questions about fibroids, answered

Dr Anita Mitra breaks down everything we need to know about fibroids. Almost 75% of women will be affected by fibroids in their lifetime, but that doesn’t mean it’s a condition taken seriously. A report by MPs previously found that thousands of women suffering from endometriosis or fibroids feel dismissed, ignored and unable to access information…

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Laparoscopic myomectomy: an alternative approach to tackling submucous fibroids?

Abstract Study Objective To evaluate the differences in peri-operative outcomes and immediate complication rates between laparoscopic myomectomy for submucous fibroids and laparoscopic myomectomy for fibroids in other locations. Patients Three hundred fifty patients with symptomatic uterine fibroids underwent laparoscopic myomectomy. Thirty-three of these were performed for submucous fibroids (group 1), three hundred seventeen were for…

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Dr. Oz Discusses Massive Fibroids

Would You Know If a Massive Fibroid Was Growing Inside of You? If painful fibroids are affecting your wellbeing, your sex life, and even your marriage, you are not alone. Almost 70 percent of all women will experience fibroids — and the pain that comes along with them — in their lifetimes. However, you don’t have…

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Less Invasive Fibroid Treatment May Work as Well as Surgery

TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A minimally invasive procedure called uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) was as effective as the recommended surgery for treating fibroids in the uterus, a new study says. In UFE, the fibroid growths’ blood supply is cut off using a small tube. The new research found that this approach also…

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Dr. Oz Discusses Fibroids on TV

Today, 10/18/2018, Dr. Oz talks about a health problem that 70% of women are affected by, fibroids.  Most don’t even know they have them.  Oz looks at how they affect the body and signs you could be at risk. Fibroids are abnormal uterine growths that usually appear during child-bearing years in women.  They grow with…

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X-ray guided technique a new option for fibroids, enlarged prostate

Embolization isn’t exactly an everyday word, but many Americans learned about it when Melania Trump had such a procedure in May. “This morning, First Lady Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition,” the White House communications director announced on May 14. The statement said the procedure was successful and there…

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How HackensackUMC Doctors Saved Mom’s Fertility

MaryBeth Stancato of New Milford always knew she wanted several children. At the age of 37, the mother of three children and her husband wanted a fourth child. But, she wasn’t sure if she would be able to have another baby. “Two years ago, my cycle was changing in that both the duration and frequency…

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