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When to Consider Ovarian Artery Embolization in UAE

  • Thomas J. Kröncke
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Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

The ovarian artery is a major collateral pathway to the uterus and may act as a source of fibroid perfusion. This chapter gives an overview about the ovarian artery anatomy, imaging techniques to visualize collateral arterial supply to uterine fibroids, the technique of ovarian artery embolization (OAE) as well as the risks and benefits of supplemental OAE in the setting of uterine fibroid embolization.

Keywords

Uterine Artery Uterine Artery Embolization Uterine Fibroid Ovarian Artery Uterine Fibroid Embolization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Klinik für Diagnostische und InterventionelleRadiologie und NeuroradiologieAugsburgGermany

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