Ludhiana, July 27, 2012: The 16th World Congress on Controversies in Gynaecology and Infertility was recently held at Singapore from the July 19-22.
Dr. Suman Puri, Associate Professor in Obst. and Gynae at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital was invited to deliver the talk on the role of “Uterine Artery Embolisation as a treatment and salvage procedure in patients with obstetrical and gyneacological emergencies”.
Nearly 2000 delegate from all over the world had participated in this international congress.
This relatively new technique to stop the haemorrhage by blocking the uterine arteries has been found to be very safe and effective and saved many patients. Very few complications were noted in these patients and the results have been very favourable.
The patients who have underwent this procedure successfully by Dr. Bishav Mohan, Professor of Cardiology at HDHI included unstable patients, post abortal haemorrhage, post vaginal delivery haemorrhage, pseuodoaneurysms and one patient of haemorrhage following a caesarean and dengue fever.
Dr. Suman Puri emphasised that in this procedure the uterine artery is cannulated under local anesthesia and particles are inserted to block the artery and stop bleeding. This procedure has gained popularity because of its relative ease and safety and needs expertise. This procedure is also being used in certain conditions to treat fibroids in females.
Further, Dr. Puri expressed that it was a great experience to share the work done at DMC Hospital with doctors from all over the world.