Obstetric and nonmalignant gynecologic bleeding: treatment with angiographic embolization.

@article{Greenwood1987ObstetricAN,
  title={Obstetric and nonmalignant gynecologic bleeding: treatment with angiographic embolization.},
  author={Lee H. Greenwood and Morton G. Glickman and Peter Edward Schwartz and Steven S. Morse and Donald F. Denny},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1987},
  volume={164 1},
  pages={155-9}
}
Eight patients (seven post partum, one post abortion) with massive pelvic hemorrhage related to pregnancy and one patient with uncontrollable bleeding following a cervical biopsy underwent angiography to facilitate the identification and treatment of bleeding sites. In all nine patients pelvic hemorrhage was successfully controlled with embolization under angiographic guidance. Angiographic embolization allowed preservation of the uterus in six patients referred prior to hysterectomy, and one… CONTINUE READING