USF Health Division of Gynecology specialists are proud to be amongst the few select providers in the state to offer an additional minimally invasive treatment to women who have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids.
Clinically termed Laparoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation (Lap RFA), Acessa® is an option for pre-menopausal women who are seeking an alternative treatment to alleviate the discomfort and symptoms of uterine fibroids, past the stage of medication and less invasive than a hysterectomy.
Instead of surgically cutting into the uterus, our specially trained clinicians target the fibroid(s) directly with controlled heat to destroy the fibroid tissue and promote shrinkage over time.
Patient benefits include:
Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that develop from the muscle tissue of the uterus. The size, shape, and location of fibroids can vary greatly. Although commonly diagnosed in women in their 30s and 40’s, this condition can occur at any age.Although fibroids may not cause any symptoms, people with fibroids often experience the following:
Speak with your doctor regarding concerns of future fertility.
Our gynecology experts and reproductive surgeons who specialize in fibroids and their treatment will provide you with customized care and the best treatment options available for uterine fibroids, including minimally invasive surgical techniques as alternatives to hysterectomy.
To schedule a consult call (813) 259-8500.
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