FibroidCare is a collective resource specialising in Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE), also known as Uterine Artery Embolization for Southern Africa . FibroidCare offers this specialized service to patients across the continent and in their home-towns/countries, and is also available on medical aid.
Fibroid Treatment in Johannesburg and Pretoria
Netcare Femina Hospital, Pretoria/ Johanneburg
Netcare Femina is an all women’s hospital which exclusively deals with women’s health and specialises in gynaecology. The first case of uterine fibroid embolization for symptomatic fibroids was at the Netcare Femina Hospital in Pretoria 5 years ago and has been thriving ever since, offering UAE to patients more easily.
The procedure marks a milestone for offering embolization to our fibroid patients since we can now offer the service based in a hospital almost solely dedicated to women’s health. With gynaecologists in all different subspecialties, women looking to fall pregnant, having irregular periods and abnormal pain will be helped by a specialist. The administration and professionalism of the ancillary staff are wonderful to work with.
Mediclinic Heart Hospital, Pretoria/ Johanneburg
Mediclinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria is a great alternative to Netcare Femina for Gauteng patients. It offers UFE supported by new, modern imaging facilities and professional nursing staff.
Fibroid Treatment in Cape Town
Rondebosch Medical Centre, Cape Town
Rondebosch Medical Centre is a private hospital, based in Rondebosch, Cape Town, whose vision is to provide the highest level of healthcare at an affordable cost, so as to ensure greater accessibility to all.
RMC is fully equipped with a 24 hour emergency unit, as well as a wide range of specialists and modern facilities. They offer patients uterine artery embolization in a state of the art cath-lab. The resident team of gynaecologists are always at hand for consultations.
Fibroid Treatment in Namibia
Welwitschia Hospital, Walvis Bay
The Welwitschia Hospital caters to the needs of the community of Walvis Bay and the surrounding area. Associated with the hospital, Welwitschia Hospital Radiology is a private X-ray facility committed to providing the highest quality patient care. Quality imaging, diagnostic excellence and the needs of our patients form the cornerstone of our service ethos. Our motto is: Quality care by people who care. Fibroid Care has partnered with Welwitschia Hospital to offer patients from within Namibia access to uterine artery embolization. Welwitschia Hospital is currently the only hospital offering embolization in Namibia.Address: Putch Harries Drive, Walvis Bay, Namibia.
Fibroid Treatment in Botswana
Lenmed Bokamoso Private Hospital, Gaborone
Not to be confused with the government hospital, Lenmed Bokamoso Private Hospital is one of the largest private hospitals in Botswana, situated in the heart of Gaborone, with over 70 specialists serving the community.
For years, patients who needed UFE have had to travel to South Africa or even further aboard to gain access to embolization. As of September 2017, the service is now available in their country. It boasts all the facilities necessary to offer UFE safely and affordably and remains the only facility to offer Uterine Fibroid Embolization in the country.
Ideal UFE candidates include women with symptomatic fibroids who express the desire for uterine preservation and/or the avoidance of surgical intervention. Pre-procedure evaluation for UAE includes a comprehensive history and physical examination, a recent gynaecological examination performed by an OB/GYN specialist, a recent Pap smear, an endometrial biopsy for patients with dysfunctional uterine bleeding and imaging documenting the presence of uterine fibroids.
Fibroid Treatment in Tanzania
Aga Khan Hospital, Dar Es Salaam
Established in 1964, the world-class health care facility is the only hospital in Tanzania to receive the prestigious gold standard quality re-accreditation from Joint Commission International (JCI) in 2019 as a result of strict criteria such as in-patient safety, delivery of clinical care and overall patient support.
For further enquiries or to make an appointment please contact us via the following portals:
- complete the online booking form
- email us directly at email@example.com
In the interest of our patients, please adhere to visiting hours – available on the website of each hospital. To find out more on the uterine fibroid embolization process, click here.