- Publication date : 2011-12-26
Maheux-Lacroix S, Lemyre M, Laberge PY, Lamarre A, Bujold E. Uterine artery embolization complicated by uterine perforation at the site of previous myomectomy. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2012 Jan-Feb;19:128-30. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2011.10.004. PubMed PMID: 22196263.
embolization, therapeutic female humans leiomyoma middle aged necrosis uterine artery uterine neoplasms uterine perforation uterus
A 46-year-old woman had an unusual complication from uterine myoma embolization by development of extensive necrosis with subsequent uterine perforation at the location of a previous myomectomy. We suggest that a scarred uterus may be a risk factor for uterine fibroid embolization complications, such as uterine necrosis.