UAVM

AcronymDefinition
UAVMUterine Arteriovenous Vascular Malformation
UAVMUnknown Artist Virtual Museum (art project)
UAVMUniversal Analog Voice Module (telephony device)
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Standard of treatment for UAVM was previously hysterectomy, current fertility preserving techniques, mainly Uterine Artery Embolisation (UAE) are becoming more widely accepted.
There have been several case studies of pregnancy after embolisation for UAVM in the literature, but only a few reviews and no classification scheme for best diagnostic methods and outcome incorporating clinical presentation and past medical history.
(1) UAVM can be difficult to diagnose, not only because they are rare, but because they may present similarly to or in conjunction with other pregnancy related pathologies, such as sub-involution of the placental bed, retained products of conception and gestational trophoblastic disease.