Sex After Uterine Fibroid Embolisation

Sexual functioning and psychological wellbeing after uterine artery embolisation

Women who have UFE or hysterectomy are often concerned if there will be any deterioration in their ability to enjoy sex. Data shows that after UFE womens' sex lives remain intact or improve References:

Sexuality and body image after uterine artery embolisation and hysterectomy in the treatment of uterine fibroids: a randomised comparison. Harenkamp WJ, Wolkers NA, Bartholomeus W, de Blok S, Birnie E, Reekers JA, Ankum WM. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2007 Sep-Oct;30(5):866-75

Fibroid embolisation. Walker WJ, Pelage JP, Sutton C. Clin Rdiol 2002 May;57(5):325-31 Sexual functioning and psychological wellbeing after uterine artery embolisation in women with symptomatic uterine fibroids. Voogt MJ, De Vries J, Fonteijn W, Lohle PN, Boekkooi PF. Fertil Steril 2009 Aug;92(2):756-61. Epub 2008 aug 9.

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