Percutaneous angio-embolization of a post laparoscopy complex utero-adenexal vascular malformation

Ashish Verma, Suyash Mohan, Tripti Chandra, Manoj Kathuria, Sanjay Baijal

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Abstract

Vascular abnormalities are uncommon causes of uterine bleeding. Laparoscopic surgeries, however, require expertise and improper techniques can lead to major vascular complications. We report an unusual case of utero-adenexal arterio- venous fistula with arterio - venous malformation due to pelvic trauma caused during laparoscopic sterilisation procedure, which was treated by percutaneous embolisation technique. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first documentation of such a complex vascular injury caused by laparoscopic sterilisation and its endovascular management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)48-50
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Minimal Access Surgery
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2008

Keywords

  • Embolisation in pelvic vascular malformations
  • Laparoscopic complications
  • Uterine AVM

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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