Spontaneous Uterine Rupture after Uterine Artery Embolization for the Treatment of Uterine Myomas

Sang Joon Kim, A Mi Kim, Tae Young Kim, Jong Woon Kim, Yoon Ha Kim
2018 Perinatology  
As intervention techniques have been developed recently, minimal invasive treatment for uterine myoma using uterine artery embolization is receiving attention increasingly. Uterine rupture occurs rarely, but once it occurs, it may cause fatal results in both mother and fetus. Although the relationship between uterine artery embolization for treatment of uterine myoma and uterine rupture has not been clearly revealed yet, a case implying that the embolization for treatment of uterine myoma can
more » ... a risk factor of uterine rupture like previous caesarian delivery or myomectomy.
doi:10.14734/pn.2018.29.4.195 fatcat:ccbjzsxcpzehzhb6ddiy5nqxa4