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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of focused ultrasound (FUS) ablation as monotherapy for uterine fibroids in women planning a pregnancy. Of the 195 patients included in the study, long-term pregnancy occurred in 38. At the same time, immediately after FUS ablation, without prescribing additional methods of treatment, 7 patients became pregnant. Given the high frequency of additional surgical treatment methods (conservative myomectomy, hysteroresectoscopy), as well as additional procedures for FUS ablation, this method, despite its high efficacy in treating symptomatic myomas, cannot be recommended by us as the only treatment for uterine fibroids in women planning a pregnancy.

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Yana R. Malysheva

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation
MD, postgraduate student of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology No. 1 of the Medical Faculty of the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation

E. A Sosnova

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation


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