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Abnormally adherent placentation: a life-threatening complication.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3803688     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two cases are presented illustrating the potential danger of abnormal placentation. Placenta accreta is frequently associated with placenta praevia and/or a history of previous caesarean section. As there are no obvious specific symptoms before or during delivery, one should consider the possibility of this anomaly in the third stage of labour when manual removal of the placenta is very arduous. The treatment of choice is immediate abdominal hysterectomy, for this is followed by the lowest maternal mortality. If abnormal placentation is suspected, one should be prepared to deal with it as necessitated, including the possible performance of an emergency caesarean hysterectomy.
Authors:
H Cammu; S Friese; J J Amy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0301-2115     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol.     Publication Date:  1986 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-03-18     Completed Date:  1987-03-18     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375672     Medline TA:  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  359-67     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cesarean Section / adverse effects
Female
Humans
Hysterectomy
Placenta Accreta / complications,  surgery*
Placenta Previa / complications
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications*
Uterine Hemorrhage / etiology

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