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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the mid-term efficacy and complications of uterine artery embolisation in women with symptomatic fibroids. To assess reduction in uterine and dominant fibroid volumes using ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging. DESIGN Prospective observational single-centre study. SETTING A district general hospital in Surrey and a private(More)
Uterine artery embolization (UAE) is assuming an important role in the treatment of women with symptomatic uterine leiomyomata worldwide. The following guidelines, which have been jointly published with the Society of Interventional Radiology in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, are intended to ensure the safe practice of UAE by(More)
One hundred and eighty one children with thrombocytopenia for which no cause could be found have been studied. One patient died with severe bleeding possibly from disseminated intravascular coagulation and one developed cerebral haemorrhage, both within two weeks of onset. Ninety one per cent of the 135 with acute disease but only 36% of those with chronic(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the outcome of pregnancies after uterine artery embolisation for uterine fibroids. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of pregnancy subsequent to uterine artery embolisation by one interventional radiologist. SETTING A UK District General Hospital. POPULATION Twenty-nine pregnancies in 671 women who had undergone uterine artery(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to evaluate the incidence and outcome of pregnancies after uterine artery embolization (UAE) for symptomatic uterine fibroids. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective analysis of all pregnancies after UAE by a single interventional radiologist. RESULTS Fifty-six completed pregnancies were identified in approximately 1200 women(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the long-term efficacy and complications of uterine artery embolisation (UAE) for treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids. DESIGN A prospective observational study. SETTING A district general hospital and two private hospitals in the southeast of England. POPULATION Women with symptomatic fibroids who had been offered surgical(More)
Purpose: To describe the angiographic appearance of the ovarian artery and its main variations that may be relevant to uterine fibroid embolization. Methods: The flush aortograms of 294 women who had been treated by uterine artery embolization for fibroids were reviewed. Significant arterial supply to the fibroid, and the origin and diameter of identified(More)
The relevant findings in 11 cases of per catheter control of haemorrhage from different sites in the large and small bowel are presented together with a description of the techniques and some of the possible complications of vasopressin infusion and gelfoam embolisation. In six of these cases vasopressin infusion was sus achieved by embolisation, three(More)
A controlled, prospective study comparing streptokinase and heparin treatment has been completed in 51 patients presenting with acute proximal venous thrombosis of less than 8 days' clinical duration. Patients were studied by means of pre-treatment, post-treatment, 3- and 12-monthly phlebography and pulmonary perfusion scanning and were followed up at(More)