Uterine Artery Embolization

  • Patrick D. Sutphin
  • Suvranu Ganguli
Chapter

Abstract

Uterine artery embolization (UAE) is a well-established, safe, and effective endovascular technique for the management of uterine pathology including obstetric hemorrhage, uterine fibroids, adenomyosis, and uterine vascular malformations. This chapter will focus on the use of UAE in the treatment of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) and uterine leiomyomata (fibroids).

Keywords

Catheter Ischemia Syringe Sponge Gelatin 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick D. Sutphin
    • 1
  • Suvranu Ganguli
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Vascular Imaging and Intervention, Department of RadiologyMassachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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