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Using MRI to Determine Surgical Treatment Options for Women with Fibroids

The utility of MRI for the surgical treatment of women with uterine fibroid tumors Journal: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (in press, available now on-line for subscribers) Authors: William Parker From: UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA. Problem: Fibroids can usually be diagnosed by pelvic examination and ultrasound, but neither gives us exact […]

Fibroids (leiomyomas) at routine second-trimester ultrasound examination and adverse obstetric outcomes.

Journal: Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Nov;116(5):1056-63. Authors: Stout MJ, Odibo AO, Graseck AS, Macones GA, Crane JP, Cahill AG. Study from: Washington University, St Louis, Missouri Problem: Numerous studies have been conducted to see if the presence of fibroids during pregnancy affects the outcome of the pregnancy or the health of the baby. Most of these […]

Which is a better method of finding fibroids: MRI or Ultrasound?

MRI is more accurate than ultrasound when you need to know the exact number, position and sizes of fibroids.

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Dr. William H. Parker is a board-certified Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Parker is an internationally recognized expert in fibroid surgery and research. Based in Los Angeles, California, he is considered one of the best fibroid surgeons for abdominal and laparoscopic myomectomy in the United States and abroad. He has been chosen for Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors every year beginning in the late 90's.

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