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Angiographic transcatheter embolization in gynaecological practice.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9075563     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Intractable uterine haemorrhage, unresponsive to medical therapy or curettage, has been traditionally treated by hysterectomy and/or internal iliac artery ligation. Percutaneous angiographic localization of the bleeding vessel with subsequent embolization, may be a genuine alternative approach that enables preservation of reproductive potential with minimal morbidity. We present 3 such cases here, all subsequent to curettage in the first trimester of pregnancy, 2 after a therapeutic termination of pregnancy and the other after an incomplete abortion.
Authors:
S Craig; M Permezel; K Thomson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0004-8666     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  1997 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-22     Completed Date:  1997-05-22     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0001027     Medline TA:  Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  118-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Royal Women's Hospital, Carlton, Victoria.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Angiography
Embolization, Therapeutic*
Female
Gynecology
Humans
Pregnancy
Uterine Hemorrhage / therapy*
Uterus / blood supply*

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