Frequently Asked Questions about UFE
Why would my gynecologist not tell me about UFE if it is such a great alternative to hysterectomy?
I have heavy periods but I am not sure that I have fibroids; can I still be evaluated?
I know I have fibroids. Is it likely I will be a candidate for this minimally invasive non-surgical treatment?
How do you know it is a fibroid vs. a cancerous growth?
How long does it take to recover from UFE?
How much does UFE cost?
Will my insurance cover UFE?
Can I make an appointment without being referred?
Do I have to stay overnight at the hospital?
Where is UFE performed?
What is the difference between surgery and UFE?
Does it work as well as surgery?
Are these my only options; UFE or Hysterectomy?
Does UFE hurt?
Can I get pregnant after UFE?
How long does the procedure take?
When can I go back to work after UFE?
Will UFE affect my sex life?
What is the usual follow-up after UFE?
What happens to the particles you inject into the arteries?
What are the risks of UFE?
What if I don't want the nerve block?