This book is a practical resource for the current applications of interventional radiology in the care of female patients. Divided into seven main sections, the book opens with an introduction to the role of interventional radiology in women's health, discussing such topics as specific concerns relevant to the female patient and safety considerations related to the provision of care. The sections that follow address common clinical problems and conditions unique to women, including uterine fibroids, infertility, pelvic pain, osteoporosis, and varicose veins. A final section describes interventional procedures for treating breast cancer and offers key recommendations for further practice development. Features: -Clinical review of each disease entity at the beginning of each section -Detailed discussion of specific procedures with descriptions of indications, evaluation, techniques, and possible complications -Insights from leading specialists in such fields as obstetrics and gynecology, internal medicine, and orthopaedics presented in "Clinical Perspective" chapters An indispensable reference for interventional radiologists, this book will also be valuable for all physicians involved in the care of women, including obstetricians and gynecologists.