Dr. McLucas shares the benefits of uterine artery embolization.
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What are uterine artery embolization benefits? Dr. Bruce McLucas: One of the big benefits of uterine artery embolization is less time in the hospital. A country where people are clamoring to learn how to do this procedure is China. China realizes that the amount of time that you use the hotel function of the hospital, caring for people who can’t look after themselves, is very expensive. So the cost to the patient, psychologically and physically, from being in a risky operation, then there’s a cost to society of having someone in the hospital for four days instead of outpatient going home the same day. It’s a big benefit.