Tag: Fibroids

Large Fibroids Tied to Adverse Obstetric Outcomes

Pregnant women with large uterine fibroids are at significantly increased risk for delivery at an earlier gestational age and for excessive blood loss, researchers said recently. Dr. Valerie I. Shavell and colleagues at Michigan’s Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Detroit Medical Center noted in a November 17th online paper in Fertility and…

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Induced Fallopian Fibrosis Is Effective Permanent Birth Control

Implants that induce fibrosis of the Fallopian tubes are a safe and effective means of permanent birth control, a five-year follow-up study confirms. The study of women who had the Essure sterilization microinserts implanted was done by an independent team of Italian researchers The findings, published online March 10 in Fertility and Sterility, bolster evidence…

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