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PA Vascular Institute Now Scheduling Consultations for Patients with Uterine Fibroids in Philadelphia

Via: ReleaseWire

Updated 1:19 PM CST, Wed, December 19,2018

Philadelphia, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/19/2018 -- Fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that form in the walls of the uterus. They range in size from large to small, and in some cases can occur alone or in bunches. While fibroids themselves are not dangerous, their symptoms can create problems in the body. At the PA Vascular Institute, their specialists are able to provide treatment options that help to combat the symptoms of uterine fibroids.

During consultations for patients with uterine fibroids, the doctors at the PA Vascular Institute will figure out the treatment that works best for each patient's individual needs. In many cases, the specialists from this treatment center will provide patients with uterine fibroid embolization (UFE). UFE begins with a tiny incision to the wrist or groin area, allowing a catheter to pass through and inject embolic material into the blood vessels feeding the fibroid. This deprives the fibroids of the oxygenated blood they need, causing them to shrink.

There are many symptoms associated with fibroids. Some include abdominal pain, cramping, long menstrual periods, incontinence or frequent urination, distended stomach or bloating, reproductive difficulties, and many others. These symptoms will vary from woman to woman.

Those who are currently dealing with uterine fibroids and would like to learn more about uterine fibroid embolization treatment should contact the PA Vascular Institute. Their doctors also offer spider vein treatment in Lehigh Valley, PA, leg vein treatment near Lehigh Valley, along with various other treatments. Call 800-614-7294 or visit to learn more.

About Pennsylvania Vascular Institute
Pennsylvania Vascular Institute strives to bring patients only the best healthcare services in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania area. With four convenient locations in Philadelphia, King of Prussia, and the Lehigh Valley, PA Vascular Institute treats those suffering from circulatory issues including peripheral arterial disease, fibroid disease, and offers various procedures for spider veins, back pain, and cancer care.

To learn more about Pennsylvania Vascular Institute, or to schedule an appointment, please visit their website

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