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Links to more information on Fibroid Embolisation (UAE - UFE)

  • British Society of Interventional Radiologists - Information about fibroids: Information on uterine artery embolisation and Report on the Fibroid Registry 03-08
  • NICE Clinical Guidelines on Heavy Menstrual Bleeding - Quick Guide
  • NICE Interventional Procedures Review on Uterine Artery Embolisation Nov '10 - showing that "the procedure is efficacious for symptom relief in the short and medium term for a substantial proportion of patients.".
  • NICE Systematic Review of Uterine Artery Embolisation 04 - This shows that UFE is effective and safe compared with hysterectomy and cost effective. However, this covers only the short term hospital costs and if longer term medical costs such as early use of HRT after hysterectomy were included and the costs the patients, their families and their employers were included UFE is much less expensive.
  • The Medical Technology Group- FEmISA is a member and their objectives are to increase the uptake of new medical technologies and improve patient access to new medical technologies to improve patients outcomes. The UK is one of the slowest countries is adopt new medical technologies.
  • Dr Nigel Cowan - Oxford - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Fibroid Embolization - Dr. W.J. Walker, Fibroids Embolization Specialist, Royal Surrey Hospital, Guildford and The London Clinic
  • UK Fibroid Experts- Prof Anna Maria Belli, Dr Nigel Hacking and Prof Anthony Watkinson - London - Princess Grace Hospital & St Anthony's Hospital Cheam, Spire Southampton Hospital , Exeter Nuffield Hospital
  • Birmingham Fibroid Clinic - Dr Paul Crowe
  • St Anthony's Hospital, Cheam - UAE treatment
  • Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead- Information on fibroids and treatments.
  • Fibroid Caribbean - Dr Nigel Hacking, Consultant Interventional Radiologist who offers UAE treatment in the UK - Southampton, Caribbean - Trinidad, East Africa - Nairobi and India


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