Obstetric complications of fibroids.

  title={Obstetric complications of fibroids.},
  author={David W Ouyang and K. Economy and Errol R. Norwitz},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America},
  volume={33 1},
The effect of uterine fibroids on fecundity and pregnancy outcome is difficult to determine with any degree of accuracy; this is due, in large part, to the lack of adequate large clinical trials. In general, the literature tends to underestimate the prevalence of fibroids in pregnancy and overestimate the complications that are attributed to them. In contrast to popular opinion, most fibroids do not exhibit a significant change in volume during pregnancy, although those that do increase in size… CONTINUE READING
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