Laparoscopic management of uterine arteriovenous malformation via occlusion of internal iliac arteries.

  title={Laparoscopic management of uterine arteriovenous malformation via occlusion of internal iliac arteries.},
  author={Y Levy-Zaubermann and P Capmas and G. Legendre and Harberth Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Journal of minimally invasive gynecology},
  volume={19 6},
Uterine arteriovenous malformation (AVM) can be congenital or acquired. When acquired (e.g., fistula), it results from abnormal arteriovenous communication between one or more uterine arteries and a myometrial and/or endometrial venous plexus, without the interposition of a vascular nidus. Arteriovenous malformation is composed of a tortuous net of fragile low-resistant arteriovenous shunts. Other arteries can be involved in fistulas, including ovarian arteries or those from the round ligaments… CONTINUE READING


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