Fibroids are a daunting experience for both patients and doctors. How competent are you in managing them during pregnancy?

  1. Management of Red Degeneration
  2. Management of fibroids while preserving fertility
  3. Postembolization Syndrome
  4. Torsion of a pedunculated subserosal fibroid
  5. Uterine Fibroid Embolization
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