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Contemporary management of fibroids in pregnancy.
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PMID:  20508779     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Uterine fibroids are a very common finding in women of reproductive age. The majority of fibroids do not change their size during pregnancy, but one-third may grow in the first trimester. Although the data are conflicting and most women with fibroids have uneventful pregnancies, the weight of evidence in the literature suggests that uterine fibroids are associated with an increased rate of spontaneous miscarriage, preterm labor, placenta abruption, malpresentation, labor dystocia, cesarean delivery, and postpartum hemorrhage.
Authors:
Hee Joong Lee; Errol R Norwitz; Julia Shaw
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Reviews in obstetrics & gynecology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  2153-8166     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-28     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2014-08-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101479674     Medline TA:  Rev Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  20-7     Citation Subset:  -    
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