UAE linked to pregnancy risks, incuding preterm and CD

December 1, 2006

Women who have undergone uterine artery embolization (UAE) to treat fibroids have a significantly higher risk of delivery by cesarean section as well as an increase in preterm delivery, postpartum hemorrhage, miscarriage, and lower pregnancy rates compared to the general obstetric population, according to study findings published in the November issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology