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.
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.
Embosphere Microspheres are injected through the catheter into the fibroid vasculature.
After the fibroids are embolized, they shrink and die.