Uterine artery embolization in the primary treatment of uterine leiomyomas: technical features and prospective follow-up with clinical and sonographic examinations in 58 patients.

@article{Brunereau2000UterineAE,
  title={Uterine artery embolization in the primary treatment of uterine leiomyomas: technical features and prospective follow-up with clinical and sonographic examinations in 58 patients.},
  author={Laurent Brunereau and D Herbreteau and S Gallas and J P Cottier and J L Lebrun and François Tranquart and F Fauchier and Gilles Body and Philippe Rouleau},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2000},
  volume={175 5},
  pages={1267-72}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to analyze the technical features of uterine artery embolization and to evaluate the effectiveness of this method as the primary treatment of uterine leiomyomas in a series of 58 patients monitored by clinical and sonographic examinations. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Fifty-eight women (age range, 33-65 years; mean age, 44.5 years) with symptoms caused by uterine leiomyomas (abnormal bleeding, bulk-related symptoms, pelvic pain) were included in this… CONTINUE READING