Laparoscopic occlusion compared with embolization of uterine vessels: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Hald2007LaparoscopicOC,
  title={Laparoscopic occlusion compared with embolization of uterine vessels: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Kirsten Hald and Nils-Einar Kl\ow and Erik Qvigstad and Olav Istre},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={109 1},
  pages={20-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare clinical outcome 6 months after treatment with bilateral laparoscopic occlusion of the uterine artery versus uterine leiomyoma embolization. METHODS Sixty-six premenopausal women with symptomatic uterine leiomyomata were randomized to treatment with either laparoscopic occlusion of uterine arteries or uterine leiomyoma embolization. The primary outcome was reduction of blood loss from pretreatment to 6 months postoperatively, measured by a Pictorial Bleeding Assessment… CONTINUE READING