Resource Directory for information on uterine myoma (fibroids)
This interactive tutorial on uterine myoma (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 myoma 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 myoma (fibroids) and diagrams describing the procedure, prepared by Elizabeth Stewart, Clinical Director, centre 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 myoma (fibroids): abdominal myomectomy, uterine myoma embolization.
University of California at San Francisco Women’s Health centre site explains uterine myoma with easy-to-understand terms and drawings
Photo of a uterus with multiple myoma (fibroids)
Drawing of the different types of uterine myoma (fibroids)
Photo of myoma (fibroid) that have been removed
Uterine myoma pathology and physiology
Uterine Artery Embolization – UAE
MRI of uterus pre- and post-embolization procedure
The management of uterine myoma (fibroids)
Uterine Artery Embolization – UAE
Overview and various short articles about uterine myoma (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 myoma (fibroids) more specifically, testimonials from women who have myoma, easy-to-understand in-depth explanations about a women’s reproductive system, doctors answer FAQ’s
The National Uterine Fibroids Foundation website provides basic information about myomas, 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 myoma (fibroids)
An article about myomectomy procedures, intended for medical professionals, includes photographs and links to other informational sources.
Health publisher provides a list of books on uterine myoma (fibroids) with a links to sellers
Uterine Fibroids eGroup is sponsored by the National Uterine Fibroids Foundation and is an email and web based discussion group for individuals interested in researching and discussing all methods of alternative treatments for uterine myoma
Direct link to books about uterine myomas available on amazon.com
Direct link to books about uterine myoma available on barnesandnoble.com
Health publisher provides a list of books on uterine myoma with a links to sellers
Excerpts from a book written by a gynecologist who specialises in alternative treatments for uterine myoma
A list of helpful and informative books about uterine myoma (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 tumours 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
Link to medical professional articles about uterine myoma (fibroids)
Link to articles about uterine myoma (fibroids) from the National Library for Health
What are my myoma (fibroid) treatment alternatives.