Reporting standards for uterine artery embolization for the treatment of uterine leiomyomata.

@article{Goodwin2003ReportingSF,
  title={Reporting standards for uterine artery embolization for the treatment of uterine leiomyomata.},
  author={Scott Craig Goodwin and Sheila C Bonilla and David Sacks and Richard A. Reed and James B. Spies and Wendy J Landow and Robert L. Worthington-Kirsch},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  year={2003},
  volume={14 9 Pt 2},
  pages={S467-76}
}
UTERINE artery embolization (UAE) is an innovative treatment for symptomatic uterine leiomyomas, which are also called myomas or fibroids. Because the vascular supply of uterine leiomyoma is from the uterine arteries (1), embolization of these vessels leads to necrosis of these benign tumors. Several investigators have reported the infarction of leiomyoma alone, leaving the myometrium intact (2–4). Ravina et al (5) reported the first study in the English literature. Subsequent published studies… CONTINUE READING