Fibroid Embolization Current Status

Status of Uterine Fibroid Embolisation

  • Uterine fibroid embolization is a Recommended Treatment for fibroids
  • August 2008 Practice Recommendations from American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists say uterine fibroid embolization is ‘Safe and Effective’ based on good, consistent Level A Scientific Evidence
  • Uterine fibroid embolization was passed by NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) for routine use in 2007
  • Uterine fibroid embolization has been elevated to a Best Practice Tariff for Uterine fibroid embolisation by the NHS