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Gynecological Applications for Vascular Surgery
While vascular surgery is commonly associated with arterial and venous conditions, it also plays a role in various gynecological applications. One notable application is the treatment of pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS), a condition often characterized by chronic pelvic pain related to dilated pelvic veins. Vascular interventions, such as embolization or sclerotherapy, can be employed to address venous insufficiency and alleviate symptoms in PCS patients. Additionally, vascular surgery may be utilized in the management of certain gynecological tumors, such as uterine fibroids, where embolization can be performed to shrink the tumors by blocking their blood supply. These minimally invasive vascular procedures offer alternative options for gynecological conditions, providing effective outcomes with reduced recovery times and complications compared to traditional surgical approaches. Collaboration between gynecologists and vascular surgeons is crucial for comprehensive care in these specific applications.
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Dr. Saher Arour
Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Medcare Hospital - Al Safa