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The Role of a Repeat UAE Procedure

  • Robert L. Worthington-Kirsch
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Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Patients who have been treated for fibroid disease by embolotherapy occasionally may not experience satisfactory symptom relief. Others, who initially do have relief from their fibroid-related symptoms may have those symptoms recur. Causes for clinical failure and symptom recurrence include incomplete fibroid infarction and interval growth of new fibroids. Many of these patients will respond to repeat embolization.

Keywords

Uterine Artery Internal Iliac Artery Uterine Artery Embolization Gelatin Sponge Ovarian Artery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.WynnewoodUSA

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