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How do Fibroids Cause Infertility and Heavy Menstrual Bleeding?

Leiomyoma simultaneously impair endometrial BMP-2-mediated decidualization and anticoagulant expression through secretion of TGF-β3. Journal: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2011;96:412-21. Authors: Sinclair DC, Mastroyannis A, Taylor HS. Study from: Yale University School of Medicine Problem: Women with submucous fibroids have decreased fertility, increased miscarriage rates, and heavy menstrual bleeding. Why this happens has not […]

Fibroids within the Uterine Wall (intramural) Do Not Decrease Fertility

Title: Fibroids not encroaching the endometrial cavity and IVF success rate: a prospective study. Journal: Human Reproduction. 2011;26:834-9. Authors: Somigliana E, De Benedictis S, Vercellini P, Nicolosi AE, Benaglia L, Scarduelli C, Ragni G, Fedele L. Study from: Department of Obset/Gynecol-Fondazione Cà Granda, Milano, Italy. Problem: Other studies show that fibroids that bulge into the […]

Submucous Fibroids and Fertility

I am 25 and am getting married this August. Last week I was diagnosed with 3 fibroids being 10cm, 3cm and 4cms (submucosal). I have fairly heavy periods but don’t get severe cramps. My periods are always on time. I am getting married in August and am too scared to have surgery. However I do […]

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