Uterine arteriovenous malformations: a review of the current literature.

  title={Uterine arteriovenous malformations: a review of the current literature.},
  author={Rosalie M Grivell and Kym M Reid and Amy Mellor},
  journal={Obstetrical & gynecological survey},
  volume={60 11},
UNLABELLED Uterine arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a rare but potentially life-threatening condition. AVMs often present with intractable bleeding and commonly are seen in association with pregnancy and uterine trauma. Ultrasound is the most common form of initial investigation, and computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are being used with greater frequency. Despite this, angiography remains the gold standard for diagnostic evaluation. Embolization has become a more acceptable… CONTINUE READING


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