IMR Press / CEOG / Volume 45 / Issue 1 / DOI: 10.12891/ceog3868.2018

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Open Access Case Report
Uterine artery embolization for symptomatic myoma can cause pyomyoma, acute renal failure, and ischemic heart disease: a case report
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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University Medical Center, Daegu, South Korea
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2018, 45(1), 135–137; https://doi.org/10.12891/ceog3868.2018
Published: 10 February 2018
Abstract

In this paper, I present a case of pyomyoma, acute renal failure, and ischemic heart disease that occurred as a complication of uterine artery embolization for uterine myoma with massive vaginal bleeding. The findings in this case suggest that although uterine artery embolization is generally safe, it may occasionally cause serious acute complications.
Keywords
Uterine artery embolization
Uterine myoma
Pyomyoma
acute renal failure
Ischemic heart disease
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