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

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Uterine Artery Embolization
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Hemorrhage
Therapeutics

Keywords

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

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  • Medicine(all)
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Selective uterine artery embolization : A new therapeutic approach in a patient with low-risk gestational trophoblastic disease. / Carlini, Laura; Villa, Antonella; Busci, Luisa; Trezzi, Gaetano; Agazzi, Roberto; Frigerio, Luigi.

In: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 195, No. 1, 07.2006, p. 314-315.

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Carlini, Laura ; Villa, Antonella ; Busci, Luisa ; Trezzi, Gaetano ; Agazzi, Roberto ; Frigerio, Luigi. / Selective uterine artery embolization : A new therapeutic approach in a patient with low-risk gestational trophoblastic disease. In: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2006 ; Vol. 195, No. 1. pp. 314-315.
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