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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2007;50(5):801-806.
Published online May 1, 2007.
A case of angiography and transarterial embolization in arteriovenous malformation of uterus after a cesarean section episode.
Woo Kyun Shin, Dong Jin Kim, Hyun Mi Kim, Sung Ho Park, Hyun Ah Jun, Keun Young Lee
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kangnam Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. mfmlee@korea.com
Abstract
Uterine arteriovenous malformation are very rare but life-threatening disease with massive uterine bleeding. These lesions may be congenital or acquired, the diagnosis is made by Doppler ultrasound, CT, MRI, pelvic angiography. We have experienced a patient, 33-year-old woman with vaginal bleeding after a cesarean section episode. The diagnosis was established by angiography, and the treatment was done successfully by uterine artery embolization. We report a case of uterine arteriovenous malformation, which is presented with a brief review of the literatures.
Key Words: Arteriovenous malformation, Transarterial embolization


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