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abbreviation for PER PRO.
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However, increasing number of cesarean section (CS), endometrial damage, and placenta previa were reported as risk factors.
Material and Methods: After the approval from hospital ethical committee, antenatal patients with singleton pregnancy of gestational age >32 weeks, in the age group of 20-40 years diagnosed to have placenta previa included in the study.
Multiple hemostatic sutures during cesarean section for placenta previa have been demonstrated to be an important causative factor in hematometra formation.
Intraoperative and postoperative parameters included presence of adhesion, operation time, length of hospital stay, preoperative and postoperative hemoglobin (Hb) levels, blood transfusion, placenta previa, abnormal placental invasion, uterine rupture, cesarean hysterectomy, bladder and bowel injury and maternal death.
Battledore insertion of cord was also found to have increased association with placenta previa, abruptio placentae, preeclampsia, preterm delivery, cord prolapse, foetal distress, increased incidence of emergency LSCS, low Apgar score, NICU admission, low birth weight and congenital malformations (8, 9).
7 While regarding obstetric complications these women are at increased risk of malpresentations, obstructed labour, placenta previa, placenta abruption, retained placenta, ruptured uterus, post partum hemorrhage, caesarian sections and caesarian hysterectomy.
Placenta previa, is also a serious complication of pregnancy in which the placenta is attached close to or covers the cervix.
She says: "It was the first time I'd suffered from placenta previa but I wasn't nervous about being cut open again to have a baby.
Background: Placenta previa is associated with significant maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.
Morbidly adherent placenta was the indication for EOH in 12 cases and was associated with one or more cesarean sections previously in 11 cases, previous curettage in four cases, placenta previa in three cases, and with a history of manual removal of the placenta and fibroid uterus in one case each.
But the reason she was not allowed by her doctors to travel is because of a condition called placenta previa, where the placenta is blocking the birth canal inside the uterus.