UFE: Uterine Fibroid Embolization

UFE: Uterine Fibroid Embolization

It is normal for women to have heavy menstrual periods or cramps from time to time. What is not normal is a heavy period that impacts your daily life or pelvic pain that is constant or unbearable. Heavy bleeding may be a symptom of uterine fibroids, a condition that can be confirmed by your doctor.

What Are Uterine Fibroids?

Women who experience pelvic pain or heavy menstrual bleeding may have a common, non-cancerous growth on the uterine wall called a uterine fibroid.

What Are Fibroids?

Hear From an Expert

If you are concerned about fibroids, we invite you to watch a free full-length presentation by Dr. Karen Ehrman, uterine fibroid expert. Dr. Ehrman is an expert in treating uterine fibroids with uterine fibroid embolization. In this short video, she describes how UFE can effectively treat symptoms of uterine fibroids.

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About Uterine Fibroids

UFE Signs and Symptoms
Signs and Symptoms

Most women with uterine fibroids display no symptoms, which is why uterus fibroids often go undetected.

See the Signs
UFE Risk Factors
Risk Factors

Woman of reproductive age and those who take female hormones are at higher risk for uterine fibroids.

Are You at Risk?
About UFE
About UFE

The minimally-invasive UFE procedure helps stop heavy or painful menstrual bleeding, and is a viable alternative to hysterectomy.


Hear From a Patient

Shannon's successful uterine fibroid embolization procedure relieved her fibroid symptoms and provided a non-surgical alternative to hysterectomy. Within a week she was back to her normal daily routine. 

Contact Us

Our team of interventional radiologist specialists has been serving the greater Indianapolis area since 2003. Please call 800-777-7775 today for a consultation about easing the symptoms of uterine fibroids with embolization, or UFE.

The Indiana Fibroid Center, where you will have a consultation, is on the Community North campus. Interventional radiology procedures are performed at Community Hospital North and Community Hospital East. We offer outpatient convenience, with state-of-the-art hospital equipment. We also work closely with your referring and primary care physicians.

Community Hospital North
7150 Clearvista Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46256

Community Hospital East
1500 North Ritter Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46219