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Table 1 Characteristics and clinical outcomes of patients who underwent UAE for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids with HydroPearl Microspheres. Max size of dominant fibroid was the maximum dimension in centimeters reported for the largest fibroid on the pre-procedural MRI report. Bulk symptoms include pelvic fullness, pelvic heaviness, pelvic pain, constipation, dyspareunia, and urinary symptoms

From: Initial experience with HydroPearl microspheres for uterine artery embolization for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids

Patient Number Age Race Parity BMI Number of Fibroids Max size of dominant fibroid (cm) Total number of vials / size of microspheres (μm) Symptoms Menorrhagia Symptoms Improved? Bulk Symptoms Improved? Last clinical follow-up (days post-procedure) Complications
1 54 White 3 26.6 1 8.4 2/600 Menorrhagia, Bulk Yes Yes 114 Amenorrhea
2 54 Black 0 27.5 > 6 8.4 4/600 Menorrhagia Yes 188  
3 49 White Unknown 24.2 2 9 3/600, 1/800 Menorrhagia, Bulk Yes Yes 104 Amenorrhea
4 31 Black 1 42 4 5.5 4/600, 0.5/800 Menorrhagia, Bulk Yes Yes 317  
5 47 Black 2 30.7 1 3.6 1/600 Menorrhagia No 78  
6 44 Black 3 43.4 4 3.1 2/600 Menorrhagia, Bulk No No 99  
7 38 White 0 31.7 1 8.8 3/600 Menorrhagia, Bulk Yes Yes 92  
8 39 Black 4 28.3 > 6 3 3/600, 2/800 Menorrhagia Yes 310  
9 43 Black 1 22.4 > 6 10.1 4/600, 2/800 Menorrhagia, Bulk Yes Yes 204  
10 47 White 3 35 1 4 Unknown/600 Menorrhagia Yes 98 Amenorrhea
11 53 Black 1 28.3 > 6 6.3 3/600 Menorrhagia Yes 92 Amenorrhea
12 54 Black 0 40.2 > 6 9.8 3/600, 6/800, 1/1100 Bulk Yes 232  
13 47 Black 0 24.3 > 6 6.6 4/600 Menorrhagia, Bulk Yes Yes 105  
14 41 Black 0 55.3 1 8.5 4/600 Menorrhagia, Bulk No Yes 79  
15 42 Black 1 43.3 1 10.9 4/600, 3/800 Bulk Yes 183  
16 43 Black 2 65.5 1 8.3 4/600 Menorrhagia, Bulk Yes Yes 93  
17 42 Black 0 45.3 > 6 9.6 8/600, 7/800, 1/1100 Menorrhagia, Bulk Yes Yes 113  
18 47 American Indian 2 22 2 11.8 5/600, 5/800, 2/1100 Menorrhagia, Bulk Yes Yes 100  
Mean (SD) 45.3 (6.2)   1.4 (1.3) 35.3 (12.0)   7.5 (2.7)      144.5 (76.7)  
  1. BMI body mass index, SD standard deviation