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    1. Outpatient Fibroid Treatment Beats Open Surgery

      March 6, 2001 (San Antonio) -- An outpatient procedure not only stops the heavy menstrual bleeding caused by benign fibroid tumors in the uterus, but also does it with less pain and faster recovery than open surgery. It also improves sexual function in some women, according to studies reported here

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    2. New Procedures Offer Alternatives to Hysterectomy

      June 26, 2000 -- Doctors say new alternatives to hysterectomy are emerging that can, in some cases, treat noncancerous tumors of the uterus without sacrificing the women's chances to have a baby. One procedure, known as uterine arterial embolization, works by decreasing blood supply to the tumors, c

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    3. Procedure Can Help Younger Women With Uterine Fibroids

      March 27, 2000 (San Diego) --Younger women with uterine fibroid tumors can have a nonsurgical treatment called uterine fibroid embolization without compromising their fertility, according to researchers who spoke at a meeting of interventional radiologists here. This procedure had been thought to be

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