Complications Associated with Uterine Artery Embolisation for Fibroids

  title={Complications Associated with Uterine Artery Embolisation for Fibroids},
  author={Maria Memtsa and Hayden Homer},
  booktitle={Obstetrics and gynecology international},
Uterine artery embolisation (UAE) is a relative newcomer to the mainstream treatment modalities available for fibroid-related problems. The efficacy of UAE is indisputable and has been shown to be comparable to hysterectomy in the short term in large-scale trials. Moreover, compared with hysterectomy, UAE is less invasive, carries a superior risk profile, and, importantly, preserves the uterus. UAE therefore offers patients symptom relief whilst at the same time retaining reproductive potential… CONTINUE READING
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