placenta previa

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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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Out of which 30% maternal deaths are due to peripartum hemorrhage including placenta previa and abruptio placenta17.
LAS VEGAS -- Women with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome who became pregnant were more likely to experience antepartum hemorrhage, placenta previa, cervical incompetence, and preterm birth, according to a retrospective cohort study of national birth data.
[5] In our study there was no significant association between placenta previa and accreta with secondary CS.
KEYWORDS: Cesarean delivery, Intraperitoneal adhesions, Maternal morbidity, Neonatal outcomes, Operative complications, Placenta previa, Repeat cesarean section.
We read with great interest the article by Shi et al .:[1] CS without labor onset (elective) is more likely to cause placenta previa accreta than that after labor onset (emergent).
"The risk of placenta previa (when a baby's placenta partially or totally covers the mother's cervix the outlet for the uterus) in women who have had one C-section is 10 in 1,000 cases, compared to 28 in 1,000 cases for women who have had three cesarean deliveries.
(5) Of major significance is the increased risk of PAS in the presence of placenta previa with prior CD.
This was found to be the most common cause responsible for IUFD; placental abruption was present in 10 (13.2%) cases while placenta previa was present in 4 (5.26%) cases.
She and Eli later learned she was suffering from Placenta Previa, which made her pregnancy a much more high-risk one.
And pregnancy after caesarean delivery was associated with increased risk of miscarriage and stillbirth, as well as several subsequent pregnancy risks such as placenta previa and uterine rupture, but not of neonatal death.
Based on 33 low- to moderate-quality studies (124,215 ART and 6,054,729 non-ART singleton pregnancies), the risk of placenta previa, placental abruption, and morbidly adherent placenta was higher in ART versus spontaneously conceived pregnancies (odds ratios [ORs], 3.76, 1.87, and 2.27, respectively).