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Improved Sexual function after Uterine Fibroid Embolisation
Impact on physiological and psychological aspects of sexual function
Both physiological and psychological aspects of sexual function are important, looking at desire, arousal, lubrication, orgasm, satisfaction, and pain.
EFUZEN is a prospective multi-centric study looking at 264 consecutive women treated with EMBOZENE™ Microspheres.
More complete fibroid infarction is associated with better symptom control and fewer reinterventions1,2
|% Fibroid Infarction||Patients||Rate of Symptom Control||Rate of Additional GYN Intervention|
|90 - 99%||74||71%||15%|
Up to 96% total devascularisation achieved with EMBOZENE™ Microspheres as published by Stampfl et al, using 500, 700 & 900 µm diameters.
What does it take to achieve complete infarction?
Larger sized microspheres might not penetrate deep enough
into the targeted vessels, and smaller microspheres might
penetrate too deep, with a risk of necrosis of the
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