In the Center for Menstrual Disorders, Fibroids and Hysteroscopic Services, we are active in research, so our patients have access to clinical trials. For example, we are exploring new methods of endometrial ablation. And because fibroids can re-grow, we are participating in a five-year federal research project comparing the long-term outcomes of myomectomy, hysterectomy and uterine fibroid embolization or UFE.
Education is also one of our missions. Our staff members are active in professional education seminars around the country and the world. They have performed live surgical teleconferences to help colleagues brush up on hysteroscopic and laparoscopic skills. Director Linda Bradley, MD, collaborated with Cleveland Clinic interventional radiologists to hold the first interdisciplinary professional course on UFE.