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C-0467 - Diagnosing Retained Products, Recognising and Treating Arteriovenous Malformations

M. Nori, J. Venkateshwarlu, P. Manjula, G. Kolar; Hyderabad/IN Type: Educational Exhibit
Area of Interests: Obstetrics (Pregnancy / birth / postnatal period), Interventional vascular, Genital / Reproductive system female
Imaging Techniques: CT-Angiography, MR, Ultrasound-Colour Doppler
Procedures: Embolisation, Diagnostic procedure
Special Focuses: Arteriovenous malformations, Education and training
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Learning objectives: Define the imaging features of   retained products and  true arteriovenous malformations on multimodal imaging. Delineate and differentiate other  non RPOC abnormalities. Identify strengths and limitations of different imaging modalities. Systematic algorithm for imaging evaluati[...]

Background: Retained products  of conception refers to intrauterine tissue that develops after conception and persists after delivery or termination of pregnancy thus representing placental trophoblastic origin. [1,2]. The  hallmark feature of trophoblast is angioinvasion and trophism  which acco[...]

Findings and procedure details: We performed retrospective comprehensive  evaluation  of patient records referred for evaluation of uterine vascular lesions   between January 2012 and march 2016. A total of 19 patients were identified who were referred for evaluation and exclusion of RPOC . All the patients had[...]

Conclusion: CONCLUSION:   Retained products of conception  present as intracavitary uterine soft-tissue mass with variable degrees of myometrial extension and obliteration of the junctional zone. Vascular grading of RPOC on ultrasound and colour doppler aids in proper triage of patients for further ma[...]

Personal information: Nori Madhavi , MD Consultant Radiologist, Department of Radiology, Maxcure Hospitals Secretariat, Hyderabad, zip500063, Telangana   tel: +91 40-23231111.       91-9949137859 e-mail: madhavi_dr@hotmail.com

References: 1.      Carusi, Daniela A. "Retained products of conception." UpToDate. Waltham, MA2012 (2015). 2.      Sellmyer, Mark A., et al. "Physiologic, histologic, and imaging features of retained products of conception." Radiographics 33.3 (2013): 781-796. 3.&nb[...]

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