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Uterine Artery Embolization for Symptomatic Fibroids

This study has been completed.
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University of Manitoba Identifier:
First received: July 19, 2006
Last updated: February 4, 2009
Last verified: July 2006

This study will evaluate the safety, efficacy , quality of life and patient satisfaction of uterine artery embolization for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids. It will provide useful information in the development od guidelines in patient selection, procedural management and subsequent follow up.

Condition Intervention Phase
Uterine Fibroids
Procedure: Uterine Artery Embolization
Phase 3

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Short and Long Term Outcomes of Uterine Artery Embolization.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Symptoms related to the pressence of uterine fibroids serious enough to consider surgical options
  • Confirmation of fibroids by endovaginal and transabdominal ultrasound

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pedunculated fibroids
  • Desire for fertility
  • Carcinoma of pelvic organs
  • Previous pelvic irradiation
  • Bleeding diathesis and vasculitis
  • History of allergiy to contrst medium
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00354471

Canada, Manitoba
Health Sciences Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 3P4
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Manitoba
Principal Investigator: Richard S Boroditsky, MD University of Manitoba
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00354471     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: B2000 115
Study First Received: July 19, 2006
Last Updated: February 4, 2009
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Connective Tissue Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Menstruation Disturbances
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Connective Tissue
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue
Neoplasms, Muscle Tissue
Pathologic Processes
Uterine Diseases
Uterine Hemorrhage processed this record on November 23, 2014