Temporary Uterine Artery Occlusion at Laparoscopic Myomectomy – A Simple Technique to Reduce Blood Loss

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Video Description

The objective of this video is to demonstrate a simple, temporary and reversible method for uterine artery occlusion at the time of laparoscopic myomectomy. A 42 yo G0 presented with a solitary, vascular uterine fibroid. her signs & symptoms were heavy menstrual bleeding, pressure symptoms and abdominal bloating.

Because the patient desired fertility, laparoscopic myomectomy was done with intra-operative approaches to minimize blood loss; including reversible uterine artery occlusion using bulldog clamps, vasopressin, tranexamic acid and misoprostol.

Presented By

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Dr. Fatemah Alhadhoud
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Dr. Cici Zhu
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Dr. Sukhbir Sony Singh


University of Ottawa