fibroid tumor


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fibroid tumor

[′fī‚brȯid ′tü·mər]
(medicine)
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Many experts recommend a standardized preoperative evaluation of all cases of presumed uterine fibroid tumors where open power morcellation of tissue is planned.
Fibroid tumors are common, occurring in an estimated l%-20% of reproductive-age women.
Some women with fibroid tumors become anemic due to loss of blood and, in some cases, a blood transfusion may be required.
I just learned I need to have a hysterectomy due to fibroid tumors.
Henderson said black women are finding out that they suffer disproportionately from fibroid tumors, an alarming relationship that she said has yet to be studied.
Doctors says that may be because Black women are more likely to have fibroid tumors, which can result in extremely heavy or prolonged menstrual periods.
In 1999, Karen Sheppard's doctor advised her to terminate her pregnancy because fibroid tumors in her uterus would prevent her from carrying the fetus to full term.
More than 200,000 hysterectomies are performed every year nationwide to treat fibroid tumors.
The alternative is a treatment for fibroid tumors called Uterine Artery Embulization, or UAE.
Susan Lark, author of Fibroid Tumors and Endometriosis, notes that women "are at higher risk of developing fibroids or endometriosis .
Lycopene may be able to reduce the size and incidence of fibroid tumors based on an animal study presented at the annual Experimental Biology meeting.