Options for fibroid treatment
Did you know a hysterectomy may not be your the only route for treating uterine fibroids? You may qualify for a less invasive procedure.
Whether you've had multiple prior surgeries, are overweight or have very large fibroids, the George Washington University Hospital Fibroid and Menstrual Disorder Center will review your case with you and discuss your options. Comprised a team of gynecologic surgeons, high-risk obstetricians, oncologists and interventional radiologists, doctors at the GW Hospital Fibroid and Menstrual Disorder Center are committed to helping you make an informed decision on a treatment plan that is right for you.
Uterine Fibroids Defined
Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that develop in the muscular wall of the uterus. Learn more about fibroids, their risk factors and symptoms.
Detection and Diagnosis
Fibroids are normally found during a routine physical exam. Learn more about which tests can confirm the size and general location of fibroids.
Treatment should be personalized based on symptoms. Learn about options including minimally invasive surgery and uterine artery embolization.
Treatment for Heavy Periods
Abnormal or heavy uterine bleeding can be a common issue. Learn about minimally invasive treatments to get you back to your life quickly.
Podcast: Benefits of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Learn about the most common minimally invasive gynecologic surgeries and their benefits (fewer complications and faster recovery) in this educational health podcast.