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We are open.
We are clean.
We are ready.

Holy Name Medical Center is happy to announce that we have begun our return to normal operations. You may wonder, Is the hospital safe? Yes. We are ready. Ready to partner with you and your family on all your healthcare needs.

Holy Name is the first hospital in North Jersey to complete a rigorous, deep cleaning of our 450,000 square feet of clinical and non-clinical space. We started with manual disinfection, then applied electrostatic sanitizing mist, and finally, blasted UV-C light to kill more than 30 types of pathogens — including Covid-19.

Learn How Holy Name Became COVID-19 Clean

Now is a good time to think about your overall health and wellness. How can Holy Name help you?

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Key Phone Numbers

  • Medical Center Operator

  • 201-833-3000

  • Physician Referral Service

  • 877-HOLY-NAME (465-9626)

  • Patient Information

  • 201-833-3300

  • Foundation (Donations)

  • 201-833-3187

  • Human Resources

  • 201-833-7040

  • Medical Staff Office

  • 201-833-3352

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For general questions or comments, email info@holyname.org


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201-833-7268
201-643-3077

Uterine Fibroids

Uterine Fibroids are common, noncancerous growths that develop in the muscular wall of the uterus. Between 20 and 40 percent of women 35 and older, and 50 percent of African American women, have uterine fibroids of a significant size. They can range in size from very tiny – as small as a quarter of an inch – to larger than a grapefruit. Even the smallest ones can cause intense pain and heavy bleeding. Often, patients are told a hysterectomy is the only effective treatment for debilitating symptoms – about one-third of the 600,000 hysterectomies performed annually in the United States are due to fibroids.

Patients have another option. Holy Name Medical Center's Interventional Radiologists can perform a minimally invasive procedure – a uterine fibroid embolization – to treat uterine fibroids without a hysterectomy and open surgery. They guide a small catheter through an incision in the wrist or groin to the uterine arteries that supply blood to the uterine tumor. Tiny particles – about the size of a grain of sand – are injected into the arteries that supply blood to the fibroids, which causes them to shrink and die.

About 85 to 90 percent of women who undergo a uterine fibroid embolization experience significant or total relief from symptoms. Recurrence of treated fibroids is extremely rare. The American Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommend a uterine fibroid embolization for women who do not want a hysterectomy.

Symptoms

  • Pelvic or back pain
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Prolonged menstrual periods
  • Sensation of fullness or pressure

Benefits

  • No hysterectomy
  • Little or no hospital stay
  • Minimal post-procedure discomfort
  • Faster recovery
  • Fewer complications