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Abnormal placentation: evidence-based diagnosis and management of placenta previa, placenta accreta, and vasa previa.
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PMID:  22926275     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Placenta previa, placenta accreta, and vasa previa cause significant maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. With the increasing incidence of both cesarean delivery and pregnancies using assisted reproductive technology, these 3 conditions are becoming more common. Advances in grayscale and Doppler ultrasound have facilitated prenatal diagnosis of abnormal placentation to allow the development of multidisciplinary management plans to achieve the best outcomes for mother and baby. We present a comprehensive review of the literature on abnormal placentation including an evidencebased approach to diagnosis and management.
Authors:
Kiran Prabhaker Rao; Victoria Belogolovkin; Jerome Yankowitz; Joseph A Spinnato
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrical & gynecological survey     Volume:  67     ISSN:  1533-9866     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401007     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  503-19     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
3rd Year Fellow, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL.
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