1. While women in both groups experienced dramatic gains in fibroid-related quality of life, the magnitude of the increase was greater in the myomectomy group versus the embolization group.
2. Surgical reintervention was necessary in a greater percentage of the embolization group.
Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)
Study Rundown: Uterine fibroids are...
Originally published by Harvard Health.
What Is It?
A fibroid is a lump or growth in the uterus that is not cancerous. Fibroids can be as small as a pea to as large as a basketball. They are usually round and pinkish in color, and they can grow anywhere inside or on...