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November 18, 2017  
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  • Fibroids1: What happens now that I've chosen UFE?
    Dr. Eunice Moon: When I do a consultation with my patients it takes 45 minutes to one hour. We sit down and go over their medical history and concerns. The patient may have other symptoms that she is not overly concerned about, but there is one large issue caused by the fibroids that is really bothering her. I like to address these things beforehand. After that, I basically walk her through the procedure, step by step. Most of my patients will get an MRI before the procedure so we go through that process. We discuss what is involved the night before the procedure (including how they can't have anything to eat or drink). Then, I describe how the patient comes in and gets an I.V. and I describe the medications that will be used. It's step by step, describing exactly what will happen before/after the procedure, during the recovery period in the hospital and what happens two weeks, four weeks, six weeks, three months, and up to one year following the procedure. We discuss all of the risks and benefits. The consent process has to be pretty thorough.
    Dr. Eunice Moon: When I do a consultation with my patients it takes 45 minutes to one hour. We sit down and go over their medical history and concerns. The patient may have other symptoms that she is not overly concerned about, but there is one large issue caused by the fibroids that is really bothering her. I like to address these things beforehand. After that, I basically walk her through the procedure, step by step. Most of my patients will get an MRI before the procedure so we go through that process. We discuss what is involved the night before the procedure (including how they can't have anything to eat or drink). Then, I describe how the patient comes in and gets an I.V. and I describe the medications that will be used. It's step by step, describing exactly what will happen before/after the procedure, during the recovery period in the hospital and what happens two weeks, four weeks, six weeks, three months, and up to one year following the procedure. We discuss all of the risks and benefits. The consent process has to be pretty thorough.
    Dr. Eunice Moon

    Dr. Eunice Moon


    Dr. Eunice K. Moon, M.D. has been a full time Interventional Radiologist at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation since 2000. Her areas of expertise include fibroid
    embolization and fallopian tube recannallization. She is also the mother of two young boys, ages 2.5 and 6.

    Dr. Eunice Moon

    Dr. Eunice Moon


    Dr. Eunice K. Moon, M.D. has been a full time Interventional Radiologist at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation since 2000. Her areas of expertise include fibroid
    embolization and fallopian tube recannallization. She is also the mother of two young boys, ages 2.5 and 6.

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