Myoma expulsion after uterine artery embolization: complication or cure?

Wouter J Hehenkamp, Nicole A Volkers, Alexander D Montauban Van Swijndregt, Sjoerd De Blok, Jim A Reekers, Willem M Ankum

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A 54-year-old woman had an expulsed myoma 10 weeks after uterine artery embolization. After treatment with antibiotics and a small surgical intervention, she recovered completely without any sign of myomatous disease afterwards. Patients should be informed about the possibility of expulsion. Expulsion of myomas after uterine artery embolization occurs relatively frequently and may be just one of the ways to attain cure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1713-5
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2004

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