Bruce B. Lee

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Thirty-one women aged 28 to 51 years with symptomatic uterine leiomyomas who desired uterine preservation underwent outpatient laparoscopic, ultrasound-guided, radiofrequency volumetric thermal ablation using the Halt 2000 System. Postoperative follow-up occurred at 3, 6, and 12 months. The primary outcome measures were patient safety, frequency of adverse(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of radiofrequency volumetric thermal ablation (RFVTA) on menstrual bleeding in patients with intramural myomas. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of a recently completed prospective trial of laparoscopic ultrasound-guided RFVTA in which 135 subjects had objectively measured heavy menstrual bleeding (≥160 to ≤500 mL) and(More)
Laparoscopic, ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a new, FDA-cleared uterine sparing, outpatient procedure for uterine fibroids. The procedure utilizes recent technological advancements in instrumentation and imaging, allowing surgeons to treat numerous fibroids of varying size and location in a minimally invasive fashion. Early and mid-term(More)
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