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Fibroid Treatments without cutting Dec 6th, 2018

I am very proud of my association with Dr. Bruce Lee, Inventor of the Acessa procedure. This is a ground-breaking outpatient surgical procedure that destroys uterine fibroids, without cutting. Since 2014, Dr. Lee and I have helped many women suffering from fibroids in the U.S., as well as around the...

ONE PATIENT-ONE DOCTOR Oct 17th, 2018

When you need your doctor for an emergency, be it days, nights, or weekends, there is comfort in being cared for by the doctor who knows you, and has your history in mind.Whether it be for delivering your baby, or responding to a gynecologic emergency, Dr. D has arranged to...

FERTILITY: THE WELL SPRING OF HUMANITY Jan 4th, 2018

The ability to bear children has riveted the attention of mankind, ancient and modern. A vast body of mythology and folklore has arisen from this prima concern. Enormous advances within the last two decades have demystified the puzzle of infertility, and have enabled greater numbers of couples to enter into...

FIBROIDS AND PREGNANCY Dec 20th, 2017

My wife and I started a long journey after my wife was diagnosed with fibroids. We were trying to conceive, and my wife was told by her previous OB/GYN that she needed a myomectomy to prevent the fibroids from having birth complications. I knew that technology and medicine has seen...

PAINLESS LABOR – A HISTORICAL FIRST! Dec 20th, 2017

Until recently, the laboring patient was the poor stepchild of modern medicine. Pain relief during birth was inadequate, due to concerns of overdosing the fetus through intravenous medication, and depressing the newborn’s breathing.Birthing classes strove to teach coping mechanisms, which had some success in the highly-focused patient.Today, short-term relief through...

THE ACESSA™ PROCEDURE ON THE DOCTOR’S SHOW Dec 20th, 2017

Dr. Bruce Lee, creator of the Acessa procedure, explains that the new surgical option involves creating just two small incisions in the abdomen, inserting a needle into the tumor and using radiofrequency energy to destroy it while leaving the uterus intact. The tumor is then reabsorbed into the surrounding tissue...

FIBROIDS OF THE UTERUS PAIN AND BLEEDING Dec 20th, 2017

Uterine fibroids make their presence known most commonly by pelvic pain and/or heavy menstrual bleeding.Fibroids are usually detected in patient’s 30’s or 40’s, when the growth of the benign tumors has reached a stage where pressure upon adjacent organs may be felt. This can include the intestines and the bladder....

MINOR / MAJOR SURGICAL SOLUTIONS FOR UTERINE FIBROIDS Dec 20th, 2017

We have described, in preceding columns, how uterine fibroids can cause heavy menstrual bleeding, as well as significant pain, pelvic pressure, and pain during sexual intercourse. Fibroids are often responsible for infertility.Pelvic ultrasonography is the most effective mode of diagnosis.Now, we will consider surgical treatment options for patients who do...