Decision Aid Summary

Title Uterine Fibroids: Should I Have Uterine Fibroid Embolization?
Audience Women who have decided to treat their uterine fibroids.
Options included Have uterine fibroid embolization to treat your symptoms.
Choose another treatment.
Such as over-the-counter pain medicine, hormones, or surgery.
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Healthwise
US
Health condition Uterine Fibroids
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
8 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.