[Percutaneous catheter embolization of the of the internal iliac artery in life-threatening gynecological bleeding].


16 patients with life-endangering hemorrhages caused by gynecologic malignancies have been treated with the percutaneous transcatheter embolisation. In general for embolisation of the internal iliac artery gelfoam was used. Life-endangering bleeding could be stopped in all cases, only 3 mild persistent bleedings and another recurrence of hemorrhage could be… (More)