Uterine artery embolization for postpartum hemorrhage.

  title={Uterine artery embolization for postpartum hemorrhage.},
  author={Ra{\'u}l H{\'e}ctor Winograd},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical obstetrics & gynaecology},
  volume={22 6},
A new angiographic approach for the treatment of postpartum hemorrhage has emerged over the last 30 years. Uterine arterial embolization under fluoroscopic guidance is effective but requires that experienced personnel and facilities for interventional vascular radiology are available at the hospital or close by. Interventional radiology can be used as an elective, prophylactic measure in a known or suspected case of placenta accreta for which extirpative management is planned. There are no… CONTINUE READING


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