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UTERINE ARTERY EMBOLIZATION PRESENTS MANY DANGERS

Dec. 7, 2005
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A decade ago, Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE) was still under development, and would not have been an appropriate choice for Anne since she wanted to preserve her fertility. However, today many women are opting for that treatment without a full understanding of some of its potential negative side effects. At age 32 Atlanta businesswoman Anne J. was told by doctors that she would never have a baby -- or that if she ever did, it would be a miracle.

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