Uterine fibroid embolization

Used to reduce uterine fibroid volume to reduce associated symptoms.

MRI pre embolization is preferred imaging technique to denote the size, location, and number within the uterus.

MRI provides information about individual fibroids and their vascularity.

Better responses are noted with intermediate or high intensity signals within fibroid on T2-weighted images.

MRI helps to identify coexisting lesions within the uterus, such as adenomyosis.

MRI helpful to assess results of the procedure months after its completion.

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