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abbreviation for PER PRO.
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Comparsion of pregnancy outcome among placenta previa and abruption.
But we have to be careful about these: preterm birth, antepartum bleeding, placenta previa. We'll watch the growth of the baby; we just have to be more careful about these specific things."
Makoha and colleagues[8] also noted increased maternal morbidity, including placenta previa, placenta accreta, hysterectomy, adhesions, bladder injury,[9] postoperative hemoglobin deficit, and need for blood transfusion with increasing number of cesarean deliveries.
Although the rate of placenta previa (both partial and total) was significantly higher in Group-II [16 (4.2%) vs.
This study confirmed that the prior elective CS (labor −) is three times more likely to cause placenta previa accreta than the emergent CS (labor +).
(7) A patient with lower uterine-segment implantation without evidence of anterior myometrial thinning remains at risk for third-trimester placenta previa. (7)
Among the 16 patients who were delivered by LSCS, placenta previa, transverse lie, and obstructed labor constitute 4 patients each (25%), followed by failed induction which constitutes 2 patients (12.5%), 2 patients (12.5%) presented with rupture uterus which can be attributed to obstructed labor.
The risk of placenta previa, on the other hand - a condition in which the placenta grows in the wrong part of the womb - was 74 per cent higher for mothers who had a C-section, and the risk was even higher for placenta accreta or placental abruption.
The most frequent indications were placenta previa with accreta (70.9%, p###15 (48%)
Abnormal placentation involving placenta previa and the morbidly adherent placenta followed a global rise in cesarean section (CS) rates over the past two decades.
In the presence of low-lying placenta (placenta previa) and three previous caesarean sections, a woman would have a 61% risk of PAS [8].
This was identified at the time of her anatomy ultrasound, when a complete anterior placenta previa was noted, along with concerning findings including loss of the placental-myometrial interface, multiple large and irregularly shaped lacunae, significant vascularity within the myometrium abutting the bladder wall, and a marginal placental abruption measuring 37.5 x 57.6 x 9.5mm.