This procedure has revolutionised the treatment of uterine fibroids which is a common gynaecological condition. The conventional treatment offered by gynaecologists involve hysterectomy or myomectomy, however this embolization technique helps the patient retain her uterus. It is an endovascular procedure requiring a very short(24-48hr) stay in the hospital where the feeding arteries of the fibroid are closed by embolic material. These fibroids later shrink over time. In addition uterine artery embolization is performed in the treatment of life threatening post delivery haemorrhage or other causes of uterine bleeding like arteriovenous malformations, retained vscularised products of conception to name a few.