Pelvic or vaginal ultrasound: examination by which the radiologist can see echoes inside the abdomen that breed on a video screen. These images are used to determine the presence of an abnormal level of texture in the uterus, such as uterine fibroids or ovarian cysts.
UFE: Abbreviation for Uterine Fibroid Embolization
Embolization: Therapeutic embolization is to block the arteries supplying a tumor, to deprive it of blood, oxygen, and cause it to necrosis.
EndometrialThe inside of the uterus is covered by a layer of tissue called the endometrium which is removed from the uterus during menstruation.
Fibroid: Fibroids (or myomas) are tumors, ie muscle masses of highly vascularized tissue and abnormal in their development. These are not cancerous tumors.
HysterectomySurgery of removing a part or all of the uterus.
HysteroscopyIntervention that allows you to see inside the uterus using a tube that is inserted in the vagina and the cervix.
MyolysisDestruction by an electrical or laser energy to a uterine fibroid.
MyomectomyFibroid resection leaving in place the uterus.
Interventional radiologistRadiologist with longer and uses additional training resources offered by modern medical imaging to guide a therapeutic procedure. For example, the interventional radiologist introduces a catheter into the femoral artery, which is able to guide throughout the arterial system of the body through a puncture in the groin. Through this catheter, it will achieve therapeutic desgestes: establishment of stent, embolization ...
SFICV : French Society of Cardiac and Vascular Imaging

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