With Uterine Embolization the Femeral Artery is block with plastic pellets. If these arteries are blocked which are the ones that flow to the Uterus, how would it still be able to sustain a pregnancy?


What a great question. It's

What a great question. It's interesting, because uterine embolization is not considered a fertility procedure, and yet many pregnancies have been reported following the surgery.

There are risks in future pregnancies and include placenta problems and premature deliveries with low birthrates.

Here is an article that explains the procedure in a very detailed way:
http://www.fibroidoptions.com/embol.htm

Here is a link that provides information on
the outcomes of 56 pregnancies following the procedure.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1949129/

 
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