Fibroid Embolisation: Information, Support, Advice
FEmISA was set up by women whose fibroids were successfully treated by embolisation (sometimes referred to as UAE or UFE). Many of us were keen to avoid hysterectomy and we want to ensure that other women have access to embolisation for the treatment of uterine fibroids by: -
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Disclaimer - FEmISA has provided this informative as guidance only; the author is not a medical doctor. Whilst we have researched it thoroughly we cannot accept any responsibility for its accuracy. It does not take the place of a consultation with your doctor. All women are advised to discuss the most appropriate treatment options for them with their GP, interventional radiologist and gynaecologist.
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Our Survey and Guidelines
Thanks to all who took part in our survey about the information and choices for their fibroid treatment. Please click here for the Patient Information and Choice Survey report and here for our report on access to UFE treatment with The Medical Technology Group and All Party Parliamentary Group on Improving Patient Access to Medical Technologies.
You MUST be offered an alternative to hysterectomy. Download the quick reference guide to the NICE guidelines.
Please download a guide for patients – Improving Your NHS: What you can Expect