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Uterine artery embolisation and magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound treatment of uterine fibroids.
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PMID:  22802829     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Uterine fibroids are the most common benign female tumours during reproductive age. The traditional treatment for this condition is typically hysterectomy. However, there are new technologies on the rise, such as Uterine Artery Embolisation and Magnetic Resonance-guided Focused Ultrasound which are directed towards a minimally invasive or even noninvasive treatment of uterine fibroids. These modern procedures allow for a fast recovery and preservation of fertility. In this work, we presented these alternative procedures and highlighted their advantages and limitations.
Authors:
Dominik Sieroń; Philipp Wiggermann; Jarosław Skupiński; Karolina Kukawska-Sysio; Urszula Lisek; Aleksandra Koczy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Polish journal of radiology / Polish Medical Society of Radiology     Volume:  76     ISSN:  1899-0967     ISO Abbreviation:  Pol J Radiol     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-17     Completed Date:  2012-08-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101175532     Medline TA:  Pol J Radiol     Country:  Poland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  37-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany.
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