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Table 2 Embolisation of uterine arteries vs. laparascopic clipping. Results of a study by Olaf Istre for the European Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy assessing 49 premenopausal patients with symptomatic myoma. → less postoperative pain after clipping

From: Embolisation of uterine arteries or laparascopic uterine artery ligation as possible treatment of uterine leiomyoma

  Embolisation Clipping
Reduction of volume 33% after 3 months, 30% after 6 months 30% after 3 months, 39% after 6 months
Pain (score)
Requirement of analgesia ↑↑
Further invasive treatment required 2 3