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Early Post UAE Management

  • Elizabeth A. O’Grady
  • Geoff Shaw
Chapter
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Uterine artery embolization for fibroids provides a treatment with low morbidity, and short in-hospital stay. An understanding of the expected post procedure course, and of the potential problems that can occur is essential to manage patients in this period effectively, to reduce patient anxiety, and unnecessary re-admissions. In contrast to surgery (hysterectomy) most complications occur after discharge. Effective communication of the expected outcomes and potential serious complications is therefore required to both patients, and other clinicians.

Keywords

Patient Control Analgesia Uterine Artery Embolisation Closure Device Vaginal Discharge Post Discharge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyAintree University Hospital NHS Foundation TrustLiverpoolUK
  2. 2.Department of GynaecologyLiverpool Womens’ Hospital NHS Foundation TrustLiverpoolUK

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