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Table 1 Patient characteristics, embolization techniques, mode of delivery and outcomes

From: Fertility and pregnancy outcomes following uterine artery embolization (UAE) for uterine arteriovenous malformation (AVM)

Author Patient age Parity Embolization material Type of Delivery Gestation Comments Fetal weight Placenta
Chapman 1985 28 G1P0 Coils + RP Emergency cesarean section 32 weeks Placenta Previa 1,240 g Previa
Poppe 1986 25 G1P0 NRP + RP Vaginal 35 weeks None 2,600 g Normal
Tacchi 1988 30 G1P0 Coils + NRP + RP Emergency cesarean section 30 weeks AFHR 1,389 g Ischemic areas
Beller 1988 25 G0 I2C Cesarean section Term None NA NA
Chow 1995 18 G1P0 NRP + RP Vaginal 40 + 3 weeks blood loss 1 L 3,962 g Normal
Gaens 1996 27 G6P1 I2C N/A 34 1/2 weeks NA NA NA
Zanetta 1997 24 G0 NRP Vaginal Term None NA NA
Kelly 2001 30 G4P0 Coils + NRP Vaginal, forceps 32 weeks AFHR 1,565 g AVM persistent
Lim 2002 2 patients, N/A NA NRP 3 pregnancies, N/A Term ×3 Live births ×3 NA NA
Gopal 2003 42 G5P2 NRP + RP Cesarean section 37 weeks Twins 3,081 g, 2,935 g NA
Chia 2003 37 G3P2 I2C Cesarean section 39 weeks None 3,500 g NA
Garner 2003 32 G0 NRP Vaginal, forceps 40 + 1 weeks None 2,830 g NA
Amagada 2004 17 G1P0 NRP Vaginal 37 weeks None 3,440 g Normal
Delotte 2006 33 G2P1 Coils + I2C Vaginal 36 + 5 weeks None 3,040 g Normal
Tsai 2006 31 G8P4 I2C Vaginal 39 weeks None NA NA
Hasegawa 2008 34 G0 NRP Cesarean section Term None NA NA
Our case 19 G1P0 RP + NRP Vaginal 39 weeks None 2,940 g Normal
  1. RP resorbable particles, NRP nonresorbable particles, I2C mixed isobutyl-2-cyanoacrylate + lipiodol, NA not available