TITLE

EMBOLIZACIÓN DE ARTERIAS UTERINAS EN EL TRATAMIENTO DE MIOMAS UTERINOS SINTOMÁTICOS

AUTHOR(S)
Z., Soledad Loyola; P., Mario Fava; P., Rodrigo Macaya; Q., Luis Meneses
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Revista Chilena de Obstetricia y Ginecología;2007, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p236
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Uterine fibroids may cause menorrhagia, infertility and a pressure effect over other pelvic organs. Uterine artery embolization (UAE) is a minimally invasive technique for treating fibroids. It has become a therapeutic alternative to hysterectomy and multiple myomectomy, for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids in women do not wishing maintain their fertility. This technique consist in occluding both uterine arteries injecting small particles to cause infarction of fibroids, reducing their size and control bleeding and mass symptoms. This communication presents one of the first cases treated in our country by UAE with good symptoms control at one year follow-up.
ACCESSION #
33211481

 

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