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Images of Fibroids Following Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Please be advised that the images below are graphic in nature.


Images are courtesy of BioSphere Medical, Inc.

Fibroids are classified based upon their location within the uterus

Fibroids are classified based upon their location within the uterus.

Another view of fibroid types which includes the surrounding vasculature

Another view of fibroid types which includes the surrounding vasculature.

The catheter is inserted into the uterine artery via a small nick in the patient's upper thigh

The catheter is inserted into the uterine artery via a small nick in the patient's upper thigh.

Embosphere Microspheres are injected through the catheter into the fibrod vasculature

Embosphere Microspheres are injected through the catheter into the fibrod vasculature.

After the fibroids are embolized, they shrink and die

After the fibroids are embolized, they shrink and die.