Prophylactic Uterine Artery Embolization in Mid-trimester Pregnancy Termination for Placenta Previa: Required for All Patients?


To the Editor, Pei et al. [1] focused on pregnancy termination for placenta previa (PP). A ‘‘prophylactic’’ uterine artery embolization (UAE) was performed for 54 patients with PP (total, partial, marginal, or low-lying; gestational weeks: mean 21 [range 13–38]) and 50 succeeded in vaginal termination, with only the remaining four requiring cesarean section… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00270-016-1553-5


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