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Your patient is a 34-year-old woman that presents to your clinic reporting pelvic pressure, menorrhagia, and painful intercourse for 3 months. Upon physical examination, the uterus is slightly enlarged and she is tender to palpation. How would you manage this patient?
Barbara Levy, MD, clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at The George Washington University School of Medicine, discusses the findings of a recent study on the potential for laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation as a uterus-sparing treatment option for Black women with uterine fibroids.
Previous research has suggested a relationship between obesity and the risk of UFs, but the findings have been inconsistent.
In a recent study, researchers examined this relationship between uterine fibroids in early pregnancy and the risk of hypertensive disorders.