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20 Feb 2018
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Pelvic Congestion Syndrome, Underdiagnosed, Misdiagnosed and Undertreated

Pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS) is a disease that is often undiagnosed in women with pelvic pain. Chronic pelvic pain affects approximately 15% of premenopausal women in the...
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17 Aug 2017
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Prostate Artery Embolisation explained

Prostate Artery Embolisation (PAE) is a relatively new therapy for the treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH). BPH is a common non cancerous enlargement of the prostate...
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28 Jul 2017
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Uterine fibroid embolisation helps restore fertility

Uterine artery embolisation also known as fibroid embolisation can help restore fertility in women with uterine fibroids, according to a new study published online in the journal...
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29 Jun 2017
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Treatment for Enlarged Prostate: benign prostatic hyperplasia

​What is benign prostatic hyperplasia? ​​Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the non-cancerous growth of the prostate gland, which is found near the bladder, affecting...
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24 Mar 2017
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Prostate Artery Embolisation remains effective for years

Prostate Artery Embolisation maintains it effectiveness for at least three years after patients undergo the therapy, according to research presented at the Society of...
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17 Mar 2017
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Fibroid Embolisation "vastly underutilised"

A large US nationwide study shows that uterine fibroid embolisation is vastly underutlised, compared to hysterectomy - especially in rural and smaller hospitals.   In...
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07 Feb 2017
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MAVERRIC to compare microwave ablation to surgery for resectable colorectal liver metastases

The Karolinska Institute-sponsored, prospective, observational MAVERRIC study aims to demonstrate that a strategy of first line local microwave ablation of colorectal liver...
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17 Nov 2016
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What do interventional radiologists do?

This short video was made for the British Interventional Radiology Society, explaining what IR is and why they believe IR or "image guided surgery" gives excellent...
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10 Nov 2016
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Don't waste time to remove fibroids

In this article from https://fibroids.com, the discussion centres on why treating fibroids earlier and with fibroid embolisation may be...
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15 Jul 2016
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A third of hysterectomies performed for benign conditions such as fibroids

A new US website http://www.ask4UFE.com aims to educate women about Uterine Fibroids and their treatment options, mainly Uterine Fibroid Embolisation (UFE, also known as...
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24 Dec 2015
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We are on the move - Effective January 2016

Effective from January 2016, Associate Professor Lyon's consulting rooms will be located at:   Mckinnon Hill Medical Centre 86 McKinnon Road McKinnon...
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24 Nov 2015
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Dr Lyon and Dr Foley publish landmark paper on splenic artery embolisation

Dr Stuart Lyon and Dr Peter Foley have published a landmark paper that demonstrates immunity is preseved in the spleen following embolisation rather than surgery (splenectomy)....
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15 Sep 2015
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Patients with uterine fibroids should be offered embolisation as alternative to hysterectomy & myomectomy

Hans van Overhagen and Jim A Reekers from The Netherlands have authored the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE) Standard of Practice guidelines...
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08 Jun 2015
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Fibroid Embolisation procedure to drastically cut hysterectomy operations

"There is good news for the 30,000 Australian women having hysterectomies each year, with an increasingly popular procedure set to make up to 90% of hysterectomy operations...
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25 Nov 2014
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PAE may become standard of care for BPH within 3-7 years

"The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working collaboratively with interventional radiologists and it could lead to prostatic artery embolization (PAE)...
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21 Oct 2014
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New therapy may shrink enlarged prostate with fewer side effects.

A new noninvasive procedure may bring long-term relief from symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate, a new study suggests.   In this article appearing on...
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10 Oct 2014
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FAQ's - Fibroid Treatment Options

In this article by Dr Bevan Brown (Obstetrician & Gynaecologist) and Dr Eisen Liang (Interventional Radiologist) the alternative treatments for uterine fibroids are discussed....
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09 Sep 2014
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A/Prof Lyon now consulting at The Valley Private Hospital

A/Prof Stuart Lyon is now operating and consulting at The Valley Private Hospital, Mulgrave. This now gives our patients more options of when and where to see...
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14 Aug 2014
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A treatment alternative for women with fibroids

"Uterine artery embolisation (also referred to as Fibroid Embolisation) is an effective treatment for fibroid disease with fewer major complications compared...
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10 Jun 2014
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IVC filter retrieval

Melbourne Endovascular adds the "Jaws of life " bronchial endoscopy retrieval set, now listed for IVC filter retrieval.   " This means that we can now...
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