Selective uterine artery embolization: A new therapeutic approach in a patient with low-risk gestational trophoblastic disease

Laura Carlini, Antonella Villa, Luisa Busci, Gaetano Trezzi, Roberto Agazzi, Luigi Frigerio

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Abstract

We report a case of persistent gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) in which a selective uterine artery embolization instead of invasive surgery achieved both the control of pelvic hemorrhage and of disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)314-315
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume195
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2006

Keywords

  • Noninvasive treatment of gestational trophoblastic disease
  • Pelvic hemorrhage in gestational trophoblastic disease
  • Uterine artery embolization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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