Uterine fibroids - Historic Marks

May 9

Four patients were treated. Completing 2139 treated patients by UAE.

December 13

Two patients with uterine fibroids were treated with embolization, completing 2100 patients. St. Louis Hospital is the world’s 2nd largest number of uterine fibroids treated by embolization and is the center with the highest number of babies born after embolization (200) in patients whose conception was impossible prior to embolization.

December 6

All 3 foreign patients were treated, from Angola, Brazil and Ukraine, completing 2098 patients treated by UAE.

July 19

3 patients were treated, one of them the 1st chinese women. Completing 2057 treated patients by UAE.

The chinese patient with the medical team in the angiography room

June 7

3 patients were treated, all from aboard, Kenya, Angola and Brazil. Completing 2043 treated patients by UAE

April 5

2 patients were treated, completing 2022 treated patients by UAE.

March 29

3 patients were treated, completing 2020 treated patients by UAE.

March 15

2 patients were treated, completing 2017 treated patients by UAE.


March 5

4  patients were treated, completing 2015 treated patients by UAE.

February 19

5 patients were treated, completing 2011 treated patients by UAE.

February 12

3 patients were treated, completing 2006 treated patients by UAE.


February 5

2 patients were treated, completing 2003 treated patients by UAE.


January 29

2 patients were treated, completing 2001 treated patients by UAE.


2000 patients were completed with uterine artery embolization either to treat uterine fibroids and / or adenomyosis

January 22

5 patients were treated, completing 1999.

January 8

3 patients were treated, completing 1994.

December 18

2 patients were treated, completing 1991.

November 27

6 patients were treated, completing 1989.

November 13

2 patients were treated, completing 1979.

November 6

1 patient was treated, completing 1977.

June 13

Press Conference about uterine fibroid embolization, helps restore fertility.



April 10, 2017

1900 patients were completed.

May 2, 2016

1800 patients were completed with a French patient.


January 4, 2016

150 alive babies were born after uterine fibroids embolization.

July 8, 2015

MM, mother for the 1st time in 51 years after uterine fibroids embolization , having refused to hysterectomy. The newborn of the feminine sex at 38 weeks by cesarina and 2.766Kg .



June 22, 2015

Completed 1700 patients already treated.


April 21, 2015

MP was invited for an interview in Radio Renascença about uterine fibroids embolization.



April 8, 2015

Professors Tiago Bilhim and Joao Pisco received honorable mention ( 3rd place ) among 47 competitors in the Bial Award, international award with several foreign competitors , on embolization of prostatic arteries.



September 15,2014

CIRSE 2014 (Oral Presentation ) Spontaneous And Successful Live Birth Pregnancy After Uterine Arteries Embolization, for Women WithUr«terine Fibroid – 109 Live Births

João Pisco, Marisa Duarte, Fernando Cirurgião, Marcela Forjaz, Tiago Bilhim, Hugo R. Tinto, Lúcia Fernandes, José Pereira, António G. Oliveira

July 7, 2014

Completed 1600 patients.


MP and part of the medical team of intervention radiology

June 24, 2014

Completing 10 years since 1st embolization in a patient with large fibroids, heavy hemorrhage that could not get pregnancy. She has already 2 children.

GEST, May 2 S. Francisco

Uterine Fibroid embolization difficults – H. Rio Tinto. J. Pisco

August 26

1500 treated patients with  uterine fibroids by  embolization


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