New noninvasive treatments for uterine fibroids

Original broadcast date: February 3, 2008

There are different approaches to treating uterine fibroids ranging from medical therapy to surgery including hysterectomy. A report appearing in the Aug. 1 issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology by the Mayo Clinic and its collaborators, the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Guided Focused Ultrasound for Uterine Fibroid Group at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, looked at a noninvasive, outpatient treatment for noncancerous uterine tumors

  • Dr. Elizabeth A. Stewart, M.D., Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology at the Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical School and author of “Uterine Fibroids: The Complete Guide”

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