placenta previa

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Related to placenta previa: placenta accreta
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Noun1.placenta previa - pregnancy in which the placenta is implanted in the lower part of the uterus (instead of the upper part); can cause bleeding late in pregnancy; delivery by cesarean section may be necessary
maternity, pregnancy, gestation - the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
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The case group included women with placenta accreta who had placenta previa and one previous CS.
Objective: To compare the morbidity associated with placenta previa with and without previous caesarean sections.
No significant association appeared between type of delivery and risk of perinatal death, but women with a history of cesarean delivery were significantly more likely to experience miscarriage or stillbirth on a subsequent pregnancy, as well as placenta previa, placenta accreta, and placental abruption.
She gave a history of having undergone a caesarean section in June 2016 for placenta previa.
3 Compared with primary CS, multiple repeat caesarean sections (MRCS) are associated with additional risks including placenta previa, abnormal placental invasion and difficulties in surgical dissection.
Battledore insertion of the umbilical cord is though reported to have little clinical significance by some studies (6, 7), others have reported increased incidence of placenta previa, abruptio placentae, preeclampsia, preterm delivery, increased incidence of emergency LSCS and poor neonatal outcome (8, 9).
RESULTS OF ULTRASONOGRAPHY on January 8 identified placenta accreta and placenta previa in a woman at 36 weeks of gestation.
Speaking in the Sunday Independent's Life magazine, Miriam said: "My consultant said they would write an obstretrics book about me because I'd it all - pre-eclampsia, placenta previa, twins, forceps, suction.
Regarding obstetrical complications 3(6%) patients had placenta previa, 3(6%) had placental abruption, 7(14%) had mal presentation, 3(6%) had obstructed labor and 34(68%) didn't had complications.
Solo 1 paciente (8,33%) presento amenaza de aborto en el embarazo actual y no se registraron traumatismos maternos, procedimientos invasivos o hemorragias por placenta previa.
During a routine follow-up at Al Noor Hospital Airport Road, Dr Bashar Abdoh, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist in collaboration with Dr Muzibunissa, Consultant Fetal Medicine and the Radiology Department, diagnosed the patient with placenta previa and suspected accreta.
BLEEDING At the 20-week scan, the midwife told her she had a low-lying placenta - called placenta previa.