Q: What is the chance of UFE damaging my ovaries?

A: This is a rare complication, usually seen in women approaching menopause and in whom ovarian reserve is reduced. The risk of this procedure causing permanent ovarian dysfunction internationally is around 4%. Studies have however shown that the risk to the ovaries is similar compared to after any other pelvic surgery. 

 

If you’d like to learn more about UFE treatment for fibroids, contact us today via our website www.fibroids.co.za or send us a message online 🌸