Women who go for Uterine Surgery have a better alternative now: Uterine Fibroid Embolization. Uterine fibroids among women are quite common. Non-cancerous benign masses of muscular tissue develop within the walls of the uterus. It is not commonly known that nearly seventy percent of the women suffer from some kind of fibroids in their uterus. The cause of fibroid formation is still not known however genetics and hormones are believed to play a big role in this. Generally women are shy to disclose the discomfort they have even within their families leave alone see a medical practitioner for help. .