Tag: UAE

postpartum

IR community calls for postpartum haemorrhage response team due to “underutilisation”...

  Despite lower mortality and shorter hospital stays, uterine artery embolization (UAE) is used far less commonly than hysterectomy in the management of clinically significant...
fertility

Fertility after uterine artery embolization: Still an unsolved issue, CIRSE delegates...

Fertility in patients who have had uterine artery embolization (UAE) is still a “hot topic,” Jean-Pierre Pelage (University Hospital and Medical Center, Caen, France)...
arteriovenous

UAE preserves fertility in patients with uterine arteriovenous malformations, single centre...

Uterine artery embolization (UAE) preserved fertility in “at least 75% of patients with acquired uterine arteriovenous malformations,” according to a recent single centre study...
UAE

Lobbying at social and political levels “crucial” to raise UAE profile

“Unnecessary hysterectomies” could be avoided by involving interventional radiologists at gynaecology multidisciplinary team meetings and in the patient counselling process, Gregory Markris, Saqib Butt,...
UAE

Responding to the FEMME trial: “UAE should be considered whenever myomectomy...

Responding to the results of the FEMME (Fibroids with embolization or myomectomy to measure the effect on quality of life) trial, James Spies suggests...
FEMME

FEMME trial finds myomectomy improves quality of life more than UAE at...

Results from a multicentre, randomised controlled trial—FEMME—published today in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) indicate that myomectomy shows superior fibroid-related quality of life at two...
UAE

“Huge disparity” between UAE and surgery numbers worldwide

On average in France, 2,000 uterine artery embolizations (UAEs) are performed each year. In contrast, 40,000 patients have hysterectomies annually. This has led French...
embolization

Interventional radiologists protest “unethical” number of surgeries in France

French interventional radiologists are protesting the high number of “unnecessary” surgeries taking place nationwide, stressing that there are minimally invasive alternatives with fewer complications...
giant

UAE effective in treating giant fibroids, study finds

“Current evidence shows uterine artery embolization (UAE) is a safe and effective option to treat giant fibroids,” Oliver Llewellyn (Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh,...
UAE

Live from Spectrum: The pros and cons of uterine artery embolization

Addressing the audience at the Spectrum meeting (18–21 January, Miami, USA), Theresa Caridi (MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA) expands on the pros...
pregnant

86% of women who had UAE were able to get pregnant...

In a retrospective, single centre study, the vast majority of patients who underwent uterine artery embolization (UAE) were able to have a successful pregnancy...

Women largely unaware of uterine fibroid embolization

American women are largely unaware of uterine fibroid embolization according to results from a new nationwide poll released by the Society of Interventional Radiology...

Women with fibroids see significant improvement in sexual function one year...

A study published online ahead of print in CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology (CVIR) has demonstrated that at one year, uterine fibroid embolization significantly improves...