Comparison of MRI and Sonography in the Preliminary Evaluation

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Comparison of MRI and Sonography in the Preliminary Evaluation for Fibroid Embolization

Authors: Audrey L. Spielmann, Ciaran Keogh, Bruce B. Forster, Michael L. Martin and Lindsay S. Machan

Shortened Abstract:

OBJECTIVE. The purpose of our study was to evaluate whether pelvic MRI provides additional clinically relevant information after sonography in the preprocedure evaluation of uterine artery embolization of fibroids.

CONCLUSION. MRI provided considerable additional information compared with sonography and affected clinical decision making in a substantial number of patients. MRI should be considered in all patients being evaluated for uterine artery embolization.

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Comparison of MRI and Sonography in the Preliminary Evaluation for Fibroid Embolization

 

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