Uterine artery embolization
Uterine artery embolization is a procedure where an interventional radiologist uses a catheter to deliver small particles that block the blood supply to the uterine body. If the procedure is done for the treatment of uterine fibroids and Adenomyosis Given that this minimally invasive procedure is commonly used in the treatment of uterine fibroids it is also called uterine fibroid embolization.
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Uterine Artery Embolization
The use of embolizing agents to block the arterial blood supply to parts or all of the UTERUS. The procedures are done to control bleeding or to cause destruction of uterine tissues.
The numerical value of uterine artery embolization in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of uterine artery embolization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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