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25% of Reproductive Women in Nigeria Live with Uterine Fibroid, Says NISIR

25% of Reproductive Women in Nigeria Live with Uterine Fibroid, Says NISIR

NEWS, Women's health
The Nigerian Society of Interventional Radiology (NISIR), has revealed that about 25 per cent of Nigerian women in their reproductive age are living with uterine fibroid unaware. Stating this at the first Annual Scientific Meeting of NISIR in Lagos recently, themed ‘Minimally Invasive Therapies, Benefitting Patients, Saving Lives’, the President, NISIR, Prof. Ahmed Ahidjo, said uterine fibroid can be adequately treated with inclusive interventional radiology procedures. He said women should access health facilities for diagnosis and treatment of the health condition, adding that with certain technologies, the issue can be addressed. He said: “The NISIR, which was established in 2010, will continue to enhance the art and science of interventional radiology and research through educ