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Uterine Fibroids Pictures and Drawings
Uterine Fibroid Multimedia
Presentations of Treatments
General Information Resources
Books about Uterine Fibroids
Uterine Fibroid Publications


Uterine Fibroids Pictures and Drawings

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Links to user-friendly multimedia sources for information about uterine fibroids:

  • This interactive tutorial on uterine fibroids has been produced by the Patient Education Institute, and made available on the Web by the National Library of Medicine MEDLINEplus service. The tutorial provides background information on uterine fibroids and covers anatomy, clinical signs and symptoms, complications, causes, diagnosis, and treatment. Viewing this tutorial requires Flash plug- in.
  • This interactive tutorial about hysterectomy has been produced by the Patient Education Institute, and made available on the Web by the National Library of Medicine MEDLINEplus service. The tutorial provides background information about hysterectomy and covers anatomy, clinical signs and symptoms, complications, causes, diagnosis, and treatment. Viewing this tutorial requires Flash plug- in.
  • Slide show presentation of non-invasive treatment with MRgFUS, includes actual photos of uterine fibroids and diagrams describing the procedure, prepared by Elizabeth Stewart, Clinical Director, Center for Uterine Fibroids, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
  • This page on the National Library of Medicine MEDLINEplus website has links to videos of treatments for uterine fibroids: abdominal myomectomy, uterine fibroid embolization.

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Presentations of Treatments

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General Information Resources

  • Overview and various short articles about uterine fibroids: signs and symptoms, causes, risk factors, screening and diagnosis, complications, treatment and prevention
  • Health Decision Guide provides information about women’s health in general and uterine fibroids more specifically, testimonials from women who have fibroids, easy-to-understand in-depth explanations about a women’s reproductive system, doctors answer FAQ’s
  • National Women's Health Information Center, Office on Women's Health, US Public Health Service general information page with lots of links
  • Website of NICHD, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, explains the causes, symptoms, treatments, and NICHD-supported research related to uterine fibroids, has list of professional references
  • The National Uterine Fibroids Foundation website provides basic information about fibroids, including an illustration of fibroid types. They have a link to an online chat room and access to transcripts of chats with medical professionals
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, provides clinical and research information for patients with links to other resources
  • Society of interventional radiology provides general information with clear explanations of treatment options
  • General information with actual ultrasound and MRI images of uterine fibroids
  • An article about myomectomy procedures, intended for medical professionals, includes photographs and links to other informational sources.
  • Brief overview of information related to FDA approval of Exablate2000 for non-invasive treatment of fibroids with links to sites explaining other treatment options
  • Health publisher provides a list of books on uterine fibroids with a links to sellers

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Books about Uterine Fibroids

  • Direct link to books about uterine fibroids available on amazon.com
  • Direct link to books about uterine fibroids available on barnesandnoble.com
  • Health publisher provides a list of books on uterine fibroids with a links to sellers
  • Excerpts from a book written by a gynecologist who specializes in alternative treatments for uterine fibroids
  • A list of helpful and informative books about uterine fibroids:

    The Fibroid Book by Francis L. Hutchins, MD

    Fibroids: The Complete Guide to Taking Charge of Your Physical, Emotional, and Sexual Well-Being by Johanna Skilling

    Fibroid Tumors and Endometriosis by Susan M. Lark, MD

    The First Year--Fibroids: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed by Johanna Skilling

    It's a Sistah Thing: A Guide to Understanding and Dealing with Fibroids for Black Women by Monique R. Brown

    The No-Hysterectomy Option: Your Body--Your Choice, Revised and Updated by Herbert A. Goldfarb, Judith Greif (contributor)

    The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Uterine Fibroids: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age by James N. Parker, MD and Philip M. Parker, PhD

    Uterine Fibroids: What Every Woman Needs to Know by Nelson H. Stringer, MD

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Uterine Fibroid Publications

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