Posts Tagged ‘treatment’

American Medical Association Supports Laparoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation of Uterine Fibroids

Halt Medical, Inc., a privately held medical device company, developing minimally invasive, uterine sparing solutions for women who suffer from symptomatic fibroids, announced today that with the support of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG), the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL), and other independent laparoscopic gynecologists, the American Medical Association (AMA) has…

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Sonata Technology Platform Featured in Presentations at Upcoming Congress

Gynesonics, a women’s healthcare company focused on the development of advanced incision-free solutions for the treatment of uterine conditions, today announced that its Sonata® System technology platform for transcervical incision-free treatment of uterine fibroids will be featured in three presentations at the 61st Annual German Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (DGGG) Congress to be held…

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Nationwide project will track uterine fibroid treatment outcomes

A cohort of 10 clinical centers across the U.S. recently announced that they will collaborate on a large-scale study on the effectiveness of various treatments for uterine fibroids. Uterine fibroids are a common type of benign tumor in women. Some are entirely asymptomatic, while others can cause significant pain, bleeding and fertility problems. “Uterine fibroids…

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Michigan joins national, $20M research project to improve fibroid treatment

The University of Michigan will join nine other clinical centers across the country working to compare the effectiveness of different treatment strategies for women with uterine fibroids. The five-year, $20 million project is funded by The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The effort centers around building…

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Black Women Await More Federal Research Into Fibroids

One of the interesting points that this article makes is that women often wait 2-4 YEARS before getting help for their fibroids! That adds up to a lot of missed work days, wasted family vacations, and too many months of suffering. Our goal at The Fibroid Treatment Center is to help educate women on their…

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BioSpecifics creates successful non-surgical uterine fibroid treatment

BioSpecifics Technology Corp. published a paper on Tuesday detailing the efficacy of its collagenase clostridium histolyicum (CCH) vaccine prototype for the treatment of uterine fibroids, finding a decreased fibroid stiffness. The article, titled “Loss of Stiffness in Collagen-Rich Uterine Fibroids after Digestion with Purified Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum,” was published in the American Journal of Obstetrics…

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National Women’s Health Week and Fibroids

At The Fibroid Treatment Center we see women every day who have been living with fibroids for years. Either they didn’t know that there were options for treatment or they were told the only treatment was a hysterectomy. Fortunately, this week is National Women’s Health week where we can try and help promote and encourage…

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