Read the article: Fibroids: Patient considerations in medical and surgical management
Video roundtable–Fibroids: Patient considerations in medical and surgical management
Joseph S. Sanfilippo, MD
Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences University of Pittsburgh
Academic Division Director, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Magee Women’s Hospital
Linda D. Bradley, MD
Professor of Surgery and Vice Chairman, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health Institute
Director, Center for Menstrual Disorders, Fibroids, & Hysteroscopic Services
Ted L. Anderson, MD, PhD
Vice Chair, Clinical Operations and Quality Betty and Lonnie S. Burnett Professor Obstetrics & Gynecology
Director, Division of Gynecology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Dr. Anderson reports no financial relationships relevant to this article. Dr. Bradley reports receiving grant support from Bayer and Capture-US; serving on the Scientific Advisory Panel of AbbVie, Bayer, Boston Scientific, Medtronics, and PCORI; and receiving royalties from Elsevier, UpToDate, and Wolters Kluwer. Dr. Sanfilippo reports no financial relationships relevant to this article.
In this roundtable video, experts discuss how many women are affected by fibroids and the problems they cause for patients. Throughout their conversation, they address 2 cases of abnormal uterine bleeding, imaging technologies and classification aids for fibroids, medical and surgical treatment options, and the pros and cons of uterine artery embolization.