While Labor & Delivery at Ochsner Lafayette General is a state-of-the-art birthing center, it also provides a full range of gynecologic care to meet the needs of women of all ages.
Thousands of female patients turn to Ochsner Lafayette General each year for treatment of a wide range of reproductive health and pelvic problems, as well as routine screenings and treatments.
A full range of diagnostic and imaging technologies are available to quickly and accurately identify gynecological problems. Also available are bone density x-ray, for the evaluation of osteoporosis and other related conditions, and advanced ultrasound technologies. The region’s most advanced options to diagnose and treat women’s health conditions are here. Couple that with our one-of-a-kind service and it becomes clear why Ochsner Lafayette General has gained national recognition for women’s health, specifically in Gynecology.
Ochsner Lafayette General is a regional leader in advanced, minimally invasive surgeries performed by some of Acadiana’s most reputable gynecologic surgeons. We offer the latest surgical options, including the daVinci Surgical Robot. The daVinci Surgical System enables surgeons to perform delicate and complex operations through a few tiny incisions with increased vision, precision, dexterity and control. This technology provides options for hysterectomies, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, pelvic prolapse and other gynecologic conditions With numerous potential benefits over traditional approaches, daVinci procedures are less painful, have fewer complications and shorter hospital stays.
Whether the treatment is surgical or nonsurgical, throughout a patient’s course of treatment, her gynecologist works with a multidisciplinary team of urologists, gynecologic surgeons, radiologists and other Ochsner Lafayette General experts to ensure the most appropriate and beneficial care.
Uterine Fibroid Embolization
Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) is a minimally invasive treatment for fibroid tumors of the uterus. In a UFE procedure, physicians use an x-ray camera to guide the delivery of small particles to the uterus and fibroids to block the arteries the provide blood flow, causing the fibroids to shrink. This procedure is often offered to women who no longer wish to become pregnant or want to avoid having a hysterectomy. An interventional radiologist performs this procedure in the cath lab, only takes about 90 minutes and the recovery time is 1 to 2 weeks versus 6 weeks for a hysterectomy. Learn more about UFE.
To schedule a free consultation for UFE, please call (337) 289-7970.