Uterine Artery Embolization for Symptomatic Fibroids

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00354471
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 20, 2006
Last Update Posted : February 5, 2009
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University of Manitoba

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment
Uterine Fibroids Menorrhagia Adenomyosis Procedure: Uterine Artery Embolization

Study Type : Observational
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   (Adult)
Sexes 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 (NCT number): 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 Identifier: NCT00354471     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: B2000 115
First Posted: July 20, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 5, 2009
Last Verified: July 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasms, Muscle Tissue
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Connective Tissue
Connective Tissue Diseases
Uterine Hemorrhage
Uterine Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Menstruation Disturbances
Pathologic Processes