Pregnancy after embolization for arteriovenous malformation: an uncommon successful outcome

Authors

  • Arshia Javed Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Aga Khan Hospital for Women, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Sana Sheikh Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Admin

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.246

Abstract

Abstract

Uterine arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is an uncommon but fatal condition and cause bleeding from abnormal connection between artery and vein. Pregnancy after embolization of uterine AVM is very uncommon, and there are increased risks of spontaneous abortion and growth retardation. We report a case of pregnancy after bilateral uterine artery embolization for AVM and its successful outcome.

Keywords: Uterine artery embolization, conception, Continuous...

Published

2020-12-14

How to Cite

Javed, A. ., Sana Sheikh, & Admin. (2020). Pregnancy after embolization for arteriovenous malformation: an uncommon successful outcome. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 1-5. https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.246

Issue

Section

Case Report