embolization

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embolization

n embolización f; uterine artery — embolización de las arterias uterinas
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Sanfilippo: If a woman desires future childbearing, is there a role for uterine artery embolization? How would you counsel her about the pros and cons?
For women with larger fibroids, those for whom the aforementioned medical treatments are unsuccessful, and those who are seeking more definitive treatment, uterine artery embolization, myomectomy, or hysterectomy can be considered.
All patients initially underwent pelvic angiography with therapeutic uterine artery embolization (UAE) using absorbable gelatin sponges or coils.
Some surgical procedures target the fibroids themselves: myomectomy, myolysis, and uterine artery embolization. A myomectomy is a surgery in which fibroids are removed through the vagina and cervix, small incisions in the abdomen, or open abdominal surgery.
To maintain sufficient circulation and tissue oxygen supply in PPH, and to stop the hemorrhage simultaneously, interventions such as uterotonic agents, use of Bakri balloon tamponade, B-lynch suture, uterine artery or hypogastric artery ligation, uterine artery embolization, and when necessary, hysterectomy in addition to general obstetric procedures are life-saving (3,4).
Data at the nine clinical centers--representing rural and urban populations--are being collected regarding hysterectomy, myomectomy (abdominal, hysteroscopic, vaginal, and laparoscopic/robotic), endometrial ablation, radio-frequency fibroid ablation, uterine artery embolization, magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound, and therapeutic use of progestin-releasing intrauterine devices.
Due to the hypervascularity of the cervical ectopic pregnancy, the obstetrics consultant recommended uterine artery embolization (UAE) via interventional radiology.
Treatment modalities for these fibroids vary widely from birth control medications to minimally invasive interventions such as uterine artery embolization (UAE) to more invasive procedures such as hysteroscopically/laparoscopically/robotically assisted myomectomies/hysterectomies to radical open total abdominal hysterectomies (TAH) [12-14].
Recently, uterine artery embolization (UAE) has become more popular as a treatment for fibroids, as it offers an alternative to traditional surgical and medical therapies [3, 9].