The most common gynecological diseases in women of childbearing age is uterine fibroids. Benign tumor occurs in the muscle layer of the uterus as a tight knot. The main reason for its development is considered to be an increase in blood estrogen levels.
According to the number of nodal fibroid tumors may be multiple and single.
The disease manifests itself uterine bleeding and pain in the abdomen.
In Israel clinics great attention is paid to early diagnosis and treatment of this pathology. Diagnosis of fibroids is made by a pelvic exam, ultrasound and MRI.
Embolization of uterine fibroids - a modern method of treatment in Israel, which allows women to avoid surgery and allows the baby bear.
The essence of this method consists in the blocking of blood vessels feeding the tumor. As a result, the blood supply to fibroids is deprived of necessary and gradually regresses.
Indications for embolization:
- Lack of effect of medical treatment;
- Contraindications for surgery;
- Size fibromatous node to 2 centimeters;
- Located within the myometrium.
The method is not shown in malignant tumors, connective tissue diseases, disturbances of the blood coagulation system intolerance iodine contained in the contrast agents for radiography, inflammation of the uterus and appendages.
The clinic Assuta course of embolization is controlled by means of an X-ray installation. Special catheter inserted into the femoral artery and advancing to the uterine artery. Upon reaching the desired site in the blood vessels supplying the myoma node embolizing substance is introduced. Particles of the drug carried by blood flow through vessels neoplasms and clog them. In this case, the blood circulation in the uterus does not suffer.
Embolization of uterine fibroids is performed under local anesthesia for 30-60 minutes. Typically, the procedure does not violate the general state of health, and women have a day later, it can be discharged home.
For 4-5 days after embolization may be a slight increase in body temperature and pulling pain in the abdomen. For complete recovery takes about a week.
According to the results of numerous observations: one year after embolization of uterine fibroids fibromatous nodes are reduced by 65% from the previous volume, and uterine bleeding stopped.
fibroid treatment at Assuta Hospital performed at a high level with the maximum care for each patient.