Therapeutic uterine artery embolization in a life-threatening postpartum hemorrhage: a case report

Leila Pourali; Sedigh Ayati; Masoud Pezeshkirad; Mansooreh Sadat Golmohammadi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 140-142

  Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is one of the most common complications of delivery and is a major cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. The aim of this report is to introduce a case of therapeutic uterine artery embolization (UAE) in a life-threatening postpartum hemorrhage. A 26-year old G3P3 woman ...  Read More

Epicardial adipose tissue and coronary artery disease: an article review

Sareh Mousavi; Fereshteh Ghaderi; Ali Eshraghi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 49-51

  Adipose tissue surrounding the heart may contribute in the progression of coronary atherosclerosis due to its proximity to the coronary arteries. In addition, epicardial adipose tissue has paracrine and endocrine functions. It can secrete numerous bioactive molecules. Most previous studies examined the ...  Read More