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Uterine Artery Embolization for Treatment of Symptomatic Fibroids: A Review of the Evidence

Kavous Firouznia 1 , * , Hossein Ghanaati 1 , Amir Hossein Jalali and Madjid Shakiba 1
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1 Advanced Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: December 1, 2013, 15 (12); e16699
  • Published Online: December 5, 2013
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: February 22, 2012
  • Revised: June 25, 2013
  • Accepted: August 27, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.16699

To Cite: Firouznia K, Ghanaati H, Jalali A H, Shakiba M. Uterine Artery Embolization for Treatment of Symptomatic Fibroids: A Review of the Evidence, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2013 ; 15(12):e16699. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.16699.

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1. Background
2. Patient Selection
3. Periprocedural and Early Post Procedural Management
4. Dose Reduction During UAE
5. The effects of UAE on Fertility and Pregnancy Outcome
6. Future Advances
6. Conclusions
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