n South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Uterine artery embolisation in a Jehova's Witness patient : case report
|Article Title||Uterine artery embolisation in a Jehova's Witness patient : case report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology|
|Author||Peter De Jong and Malika Van der Schyff|
|Publication Date||Nov 2006|
|Pages||161 - 162|
|Keyword(s)||Case report, Jehovah's Witness patient, Minimally invasive procedure and Uterine artery embolisation|
A 30-year-old nulliparous woman was referred with life-threatening massive vaginal bleeding and failed medical treatment. She was of the Jehovah's Witness faith and refused transfusion with any blood products. Uterine artery embolisation arrested the haemorrhage.
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