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However, there was a significantly higher uterine artery RI and PI and significantly lower sub-endometrial VI, FI and VFI in the abortion group as compared to the control group (p<0.
In this study of 36 women with symptomatic fibroids, uterine artery sub-selection using micro catheters and embolisation was successful in all patients but one, who had refractory unilateral uterine artery vasospasm.
While the odds of preeclampsia are increased in women with previous history of preeclampsia or chronic high blood pressure and among those with increased uterine artery Doppler pulsatility index, the most powerful and independent predictor of preeclampsia was capillary rarefaction at 27-32 weeks.
Details of procedures such as B-Lynch uterine compression suture, balloon tamponade and uterine artery ligation can be found in chapter 6 of A Monograph of the Management of Postpartum Haemorrhage.
Her quantitative [beta]-hCG initially dropped following the uterine artery embolization but then began to rise once again to a level of 3342 IU.
A retrospective chart review was conducted to determine the success of repeat uterine artery embolization following technical failure in the original treatment.
In low-risk populations, several combinations, including PP13, PAPP-A, a disintegrin and metalloproteinase 12 (ADAM12), activin A, or inhibin A measured early in first or early second trimester combined with uterine artery Doppler (pulsatility index or resistance index and/or presence of a notch) showed reasonable accuracy (sensitivity 60%-80% for specificity >80%).
The results found that "only 33 percent of the women were given uterine artery embolization as an option, and most of these patients were referred from a single health care organization--one that requires doctors to present all options.
Dynamic contrast injection can be used in women who are considering uterine artery embolization (UAE) in order to evaluate the uterine arteries and the potential collateral gonadal arterial supply.
MISS ALLEGED, winner of the 1991 Breeders' Cup Turf, died on February 28 after suffering a ruptured uterine artery while foaling a colt by Miesque's Son.
Existing treatment options include hysterectomy, myomectomy and uterine artery embolization that are invasive and minimally invasive, involving hospitalization and several weeks of recovery time.