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Memphis Vascular Center is nationally recognized as a Vein Center

Date: April 21, 2015 Memphis Vascular Center receives Vein Center accreditation by the IAC. More than one half of Americans age 50 and older are affected by varicose veins. Varicose veins occur when the valves in the leg veins no longer function, causing blood to pool in the legs. In some cases, this condition progresses to a more serious form of venous…

Uterine Fibroids: Know Your Treatment Options

Uterine fibroids are non cancerous growths occurring in the muscle wall of the uterus and are the most common medical condition experienced by women ages 35-45. Twenty to forty percent of women have fibroids of a significant size. African- American women are at an increased risk, with as many as fifty percent having fibroids of a significant size. While a…

UFE Viable Option for Patients with Fibroids

BY HOLLI W. HAYNIE Uterine fibroids afflict 20 to 40 percent of women age 35 and older. Uterine fibroids are common benign growths that develop in the muscular wall of the uterus. Sizes range from a quarter of an inch to larger than a cantaloupe, and typically there is more than one fibroid present. African American women are at a…