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Uterine artery embolization: state of the art.
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PMID:  21331107     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Since the first report in 1995, there has been rapid expansion of uterine artery embolization as a therapy for symptomatic uterine fibroids. The published literature and clinical experience show that this procedure is safe and effective. This article discusses the history of the procedure, current issues in procedure technique, and the state of the literature regarding outcomes of embolization. Current and future research topics also are discussed.
Authors:
Robert L Worthington-Kirsch
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in interventional radiology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0739-9529     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Intervent Radiol     Publication Date:  2004 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-18     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8510974     Medline TA:  Semin Intervent Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  37-42     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
President, Image Guided Surgery Associates, PC; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Chief, Division of Interventional Radiology, Roxborough Memorial Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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