Research

Mayo Clinic researchers are involved in all areas of uterine fibroid research. In addition to studying the latest in diagnosis and treatment, Mayo Clinic doctors are conducting research in the epidemiology, economics and genetics of fibroids, as well as trying to develop prevention strategies.

Publications

See a list of publications on uterine fibroids by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

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July 06, 2016
References
  1. Ferri FF. Uterine fibroids. In: Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2016. Philadelphia, Pa.: Mosby Elsevier; 2016. https://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed May 11, 2016.
  2. Segars JH, et al. Proceedings from the third National Institutes of Health International Congress on advances in uterine leiomyoma research: Comprehensive review, conference summary and future recommendations. Human Reproduction Update. 2014;20:309.
  3. Stewart EA. Epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and natural history of uterine leiomyomas (fibroids). http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed May 11, 2016.
  4. Stewart EA. Uterine fibroids. New England Journal of Medicine. 2015;372:1646.
  5. Cunningham FG, et al. Pelvic mass. In: Williams Obstetrics. 24th ed. New York, N.Y.: The McGraw-Hill Companies; 2014. http://www.accessmedicine.com. Accessed May 11, 2016.
  6. Papadakis MA, et al., eds. Gynecologic disorders. In: Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2016. 55th ed. New York, N.Y.: The McGraw-Hill Companies; 2016 http://www.accessmedicine.com. Accessed May 11, 2016.
  7. Stewart EA. Overview of treatment of uterine leiomyomas (fibroids). http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed May 11, 2016.
  8. Uterine fibroids. Natural Medicines. https://naturalmedicines.therapeuticresearch.com/. Accessed May 15, 2016.
  9. Liu JP, et al. Herbal preparations for uterine fibroids. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD005292.pub3/abstract. Accessed May 11, 2016.
  10. Cook AJ. AllScripts EPSi. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. March 25, 2016.
  11. Stewart EA (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. June 13, 2016.
  12. Jefferies A, et al. Modern management of uterine fibroids. Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine. 2016;26:127.
  13. Updated laparoscopic uterine power morcellation in hysterectomy and myomectomy: FDA safety communication. Food and Drug Administration. http://www.fda.gov/medicaldevices/safety/alertsandnotices/ucm424443.htm. Accessed June 19, 2016.