All publications of “Francielle Aparecida Gusmao”

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A mobile interventional radiology unit: innovation and social responsibility

Nestor Hugo Kisilevzky, Henrique Elkis, Francielle Aparecida Gusmao

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010ao1468

ABSTRACTObjective:To present the preliminary results of a feasibility study performed to determine the value of a mobile interventional radiology unit used to promote a uterine embolization program for low-income patients.Methods:Forty patients with symptomatic fibroids were treated with uterine embolization. Procedures were performed in four public hospitals in the metropolitan area of Sao Paulo. This study was approved by the institutional research ethics committee and all patients signed an informed consent form. A mobile interventional radiology unit, named ANGIOMOVEL, was conceived […]