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The UFS‐QOL, a New Disease‐Specific Symptom and Health‐Related Quality of Life Questionnaire for Leiomyomata
OBJECTIVE To create and validate a questionnaire for assessing symptom severity and symptom impact on health‐related quality of life for women with leiomyomata. METHODS The questionnaire was derivedExpand
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Complications After Uterine Artery Embolization for Leiomyomas
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency and severity of complications that occur as a result of uterine artery embolization for leiomyomas. METHODS As part of an ongoing study of outcome after uterineExpand
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Uterine Artery Embolization for Leiomyomata
OBJECTIVE To determine whether uterine artery embolization is safe and effective for treating uterine leiomyomata. METHODS We analyzed 200 consecutive patients (61 reported previously) undergoingExpand
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Uterine Artery Embolization for Treatment of Leiomyomata: Long-Term Outcomes From the FIBROID Registry
OBJECTIVE: To assess long-term clinical outcomes of uterine artery embolization across a wide variety of practice settings in a large patient cohort. METHODS: The Fibroid Registry for Outcomes DataExpand
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Quality improvement guidelines for percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography and biliary drainage.
PERCUTANEOUS transhepatic cholangiography is a safe and effective technique for evaluating biliary abnormalities. It reliably demonstrates the level of abnormalities and sometimes can help diagnoseExpand
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The FIBROID Registry: Symptom and Quality-of-Life Status 1 Year After Therapy
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the change in symptom severity and health-related quality of life among patients treated with uterine artery embolization for leiomyomata. METHODS: Using the FibroidExpand
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Polyvinyl alcohol particles and tris-acryl gelatin microspheres for uterine artery embolization for leiomyomas: results of a randomized comparative study.
PURPOSE To determine if the type of embolic material used for uterine artery embolization (UAE) for leiomyomas has an impact on short-term recovery or the effectiveness of embolization. MATERIALSExpand
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Leiomyomata treated with uterine artery embolization: factors associated with successful symptom and imaging outcome.
PURPOSE To determine whether baseline variables are associated with treatment success after uterine artery embolization for treatment of uterine leiomyoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two hundredExpand
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Spherical polyvinyl alcohol versus tris-acryl gelatin microspheres for uterine artery embolization for leiomyomas: results of a limited randomized comparative study.
PURPOSE To compare the outcomes of uterine artery embolization (UAE) for leiomyomas with use of tris-acryl gelatin microspheres (TAGM) versus spherical polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) particles. MATERIALSExpand
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Uterine fibroid vascularization and clinical relevance to uterine fibroid embolization.
Embolization has become a first-line treatment for symptomatic uterine fibroid tumors. Selective catheterization and embolization of both uterine arteries, which are the predominant source of bloodExpand
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