Uterine artery embolization for symptomatic uterine fibroids.

@article{Gupta2012UterineAE,
  title={Uterine artery embolization for symptomatic uterine fibroids.},
  author={J. Gupta and Anju Sinha and M. Lumsden and M. Hickey},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={5},
  pages={
          CD005073
        }
}
  • J. Gupta, Anju Sinha, +1 author M. Hickey
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • BACKGROUND Uterine fibroids cause heavy prolonged bleeding, pain, pressure symptoms and subfertility. The traditional method of treatment has been surgery as medical therapies have not proven effective. Uterine artery embolization (UAE) has been reported to be an effective and safe alternative to treat fibroids in women not desiring future fertility. There is a significant body of evidence based on case controlled studies and case reports. This is an update of the review previously published in… CONTINUE READING
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    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    Purpose of this study: To establish the equivalence of poly-myomectomy versus Uterine Artery Embolization, in women with multiple symptomatic fibroids and no other infertility… Expand
    ConditionsMultiple Leiomyoma
    InterventionProcedure
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