Volume 8 Issue 11 (November, 2020)

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Assessment of pregnancy outcome in patients with uterine fibroids
Dr. Suman Mehla, Dr. Neera Singh

Background: The present study was conducted to assess pregnancy outcome in uterine fibroids. Materials & Methods: 62 women diagnosed to have uterine fibroids were enrolled. Antepartum complications, mode of onset of Labour, gestational age at delivery, mode of delivery etc. was studied. Results: Age group 21-25 years had 18, 26-30 years had 32, 31-35 years had 8 and 36-40 years had 4 patients. 38 patients had primigravida and 24 had multigravida. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Common type of uterine fibroids were submucosal found in 12 patients, pedunculated in 4, intramural in 26 and subserosal in 20. Common complications was PROM seen in 7, UTI in 8, pain abdomen in 42, fetopelvic disproportion in 30, threatened preterm in 6, malpresentation in 5, infertility in 2, IUGR in 1, preterm labour in 3 and PPH in 1 patient. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Conclusion: Pregnancy with uterine fibroids carry high risk. Early diagnosis and management may prevent complications in pregnancy. Key words: Antepartum, Pregnancy, Uterine fibroids.

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