Obstetric embolotherapy: effect on menses and pregnancy.

  title={Obstetric embolotherapy: effect on menses and pregnancy.},
  author={Agata Stancato-Pasik and Harold A. Mitty and Howard Marks Richard and Noam S Eshkar},
  volume={204 3},
PURPOSE To determine the long-term effects of uterine embolotherapy with gelatin sponge pledgets on menses and fertility. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between June 1990 and December 1995, 17 women (aged 20-44 years) with obstetric hemorrhage underwent selective gelatin sponge pledget embolization of uterine vessels. Gynecologic information in the 12 women who did not undergo hysterectomy was obtained by means of direct communication or from the patients' physicians. RESULTS In 11 (92%) of the 12… CONTINUE READING
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