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Uterine Tumor Embolization Evaluation
Margarita Revzin, MD, MS, FSRU; Corinne Deurdulian, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Abbreviations

            • Uterine artery embolization (UAE)
            • Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE)
          • Synonyms

            • Leiomyoma
            • Fibroid
          • Definitions

            • UAE: Minimally invasive, alternative treatment option for symptomatic uterine fibroids (leiomyomas)

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Ultrasonographic Findings

              • CT Findings

                • MR Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                            • Presentation

                              • Demographics

                                • Natural History & Prognosis

                                  • Treatment

                                    DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                    • Consider

                                      • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                        • Reporting Tips

                                          Selected References

                                          1. Early HM et al: Pitfalls of sonographic imaging of uterine leiomyoma. Ultrasound Q. 32(2):164-74, 2016
                                          2. Khan AT et al: Uterine fibroids: current perspectives. Int J Womens Health. 6:95-114, 2014
                                          3. Deshmukh SP et al: Role of MR imaging of uterine leiomyomas before and after embolization. Radiographics. 32(6):E251-81, 2012
                                          4. Vaidya S et al: Uterine fibroid embolization imaging: interventionalist's perspective. Ultrasound Q. 25(4):185-94, 2009
                                          5. Maizlin ZV et al: Is it a fibroid? Are you sure? Sonography with MRI assistance. Ultrasound Q. 23(1):55-62, 2007
                                          6. Al Dulaimy K et al: Case 3: diagnosis: infarcted leiomyoma after uterine embolization procedure. Ultrasound Q. 22(2):106-9, 2006
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                                          KEY FACTS

                                          • Terminology

                                            • Imaging

                                              • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                • Clinical Issues

                                                  TERMINOLOGY

                                                  • Abbreviations

                                                    • Uterine artery embolization (UAE)
                                                    • Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE)
                                                  • Synonyms

                                                    • Leiomyoma
                                                    • Fibroid
                                                  • Definitions

                                                    • UAE: Minimally invasive, alternative treatment option for symptomatic uterine fibroids (leiomyomas)

                                                  IMAGING

                                                  • General Features

                                                    • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                      • CT Findings

                                                        • MR Findings

                                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                              PATHOLOGY

                                                              • General Features

                                                                • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                  • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                    • Presentation

                                                                      • Demographics

                                                                        • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                          • Treatment

                                                                            DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                            • Consider

                                                                              • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                • Reporting Tips

                                                                                  Selected References

                                                                                  1. Early HM et al: Pitfalls of sonographic imaging of uterine leiomyoma. Ultrasound Q. 32(2):164-74, 2016
                                                                                  2. Khan AT et al: Uterine fibroids: current perspectives. Int J Womens Health. 6:95-114, 2014
                                                                                  3. Deshmukh SP et al: Role of MR imaging of uterine leiomyomas before and after embolization. Radiographics. 32(6):E251-81, 2012
                                                                                  4. Vaidya S et al: Uterine fibroid embolization imaging: interventionalist's perspective. Ultrasound Q. 25(4):185-94, 2009
                                                                                  5. Maizlin ZV et al: Is it a fibroid? Are you sure? Sonography with MRI assistance. Ultrasound Q. 23(1):55-62, 2007
                                                                                  6. Al Dulaimy K et al: Case 3: diagnosis: infarcted leiomyoma after uterine embolization procedure. Ultrasound Q. 22(2):106-9, 2006