239: Perinatal outcome of pregnancies with uterine leiomyomas Academic Article uri icon


  • Objective Uterine leiomyomas develop in up to 50% of women older than 35 years. As maternal age rises, leiomyomas become more prevalent during pregnancy. This study was aimed to assess perinatal outcome in mothers with and without uterine leiomyoma during pregnancy. Study Design A population-based cohort analysis including all singleton deliveries which occurred between the years 1991-2014 at a single regional tertiary medical center was conducted. Fetuses with congenital malformations and multiple pregnancies were excluded. Multivariable generalized estimating equation (GEE) analysis adjusted for recurrent maternal occurrence in the dataset and possible confounders was performed. Results During the study period 242,232 singleton deliveries met the inclusion criteria; 0.5% of which were in mothers diagnosed with uterine leiomyoma (exposed group, n= 1,226) …

publication date

  • January 1, 2018