How much does fibroid scan cost?

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How much does fibroid scan cost?

During treatment, periodic pelvic exams and imaging tests, such as pelvic ultrasounds, might be required to check the growth of the fibroids. A routine pelvic exam typically costs $100-$250, and a pelvic ultrasound costs, on average, about $500.

How much does UFE procedure cost?

The total hospital cost for UFE was $2,707, significantly less than the cost for hysterectomy ($5,707) or myomectomy ($5,676).

How do I get rid of fibroids without surgery?

Certain procedures can destroy uterine fibroids without actually removing them through surgery. They include: Uterine artery embolization. Small particles (embolic agents) are injected into the arteries supplying the uterus, cutting off blood flow to fibroids, causing them to shrink and die.

Does insurance cover UFE?

Yes. Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) also known as Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE) is routinely covered by insurance payors including Medicare and Medicaid. Depending on the individual plan, will determine how much the patient will be responsible for following the procedure.

Who is a good candidate for UFE?

[ corrected] The ideal candidate for UFE is a postfertility, premenopausal patient with symptomatic uterine fibroids who strongly desires to avoid hysterectomy. Although there is no fixed size limitation, patients with pedunculated subserosal fibroids are not considered ideal candidates.

Why choose the Fibroid Center for fibroid treatment?

At the Fibroid Center, our multispecialty team of gynecologists, surgeons and interventional radiologists complete a thorough patient evaluation to arrive at the most minimally invasive treatment option that is best suited for the patient. Your care team includes gynecologists, radiologists and interventional radiologists.

What are the treatment options for fibroids?

There are several types of treatment options for fibroids, from non-invasive MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS), minimally invasive options such as Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) and surgical options.

What are uterine fibroids?

Uterine fibroids are growths in the uterus. Fibroids aren’t cancer. Doctors don’t know what causes fibroids. Fibroids are very common in women during their childbearing years. Fibroids can grow on the inside of the uterus, in the muscle wall of the uterus, or near the outside wall of the uterus.

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