Pregnancy Over 40, Procedure For Uterine LeiomyataOne of the newer options for uterine fibroids is uterine artery embolization. Many women are advised that this procedure may not be the best if you want to become pregnant. I did have uterine fibroids removed when I was much younger, and back then, they did not have this procedure (I had major abdominal surgery). However, this study found that although there may be a higher rate of complications, pregnancy is possible. Read more:
Results: Fifty-six completed pregnancies were identified in approximately 1200 women after
UAE. One hundred eight patients were attempting to become pregnant and 33 of these became
these were premature. Seventeen (30.4%) pregnancies miscarried. There were 3 terminations, 2
stillbirths, and 1 ectopic pregnancy. Of the 33 deliveries, 24 (72.7%) were delivered by cesarean
section. There were 13 elective sections and the indication for 9 was fibroids. There were 6 cases
of postpartum hemorrhage (18.2%).