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Clinical significance of pregnancies with circumvallate placenta.
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PMID:  18226129     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
AIM: This study examined the clinical significance of patients complicated by circumvallate placenta in comparison with patients with a normal placenta. METHODS: Data were collected from 139 singleton deliveries complicated by circumvallate placenta and from 7666 unaffected controls managed at Japanese Red Cross Katsushika Maternity Hospital between 2002 and 2005. RESULTS: The incidence of premature delivery, oligohydramnios, non-reassuring fetal status on cardiotocogram, placental abruption and intrauterine fetal death in patients complicated by circumvallate placenta were significantly higher than those in control patients. The odds ratio of placental abruption in patients complicated by circumvallate placenta was 13.1 (95% confidence limits: 5.65-30.2). CONCLUSION: A circumvallate placenta is associated with a higher incidence of serious perinatal complications such as placental abruption.
Shunji Suzuki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1341-8076     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Obstet. Gynaecol. Res.     Publication Date:  2008 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-01-29     Completed Date:  2008-04-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9612761     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol Res     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  51-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Japanese Red Cross Katsushika Maternity Hospital, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Abruptio Placentae
Case-Control Studies
Delivery, Obstetric
Gestational Age
Infant, Newborn
Japan / epidemiology
Medical Records
Placenta / abnormalities*
Placenta Diseases / epidemiology*,  etiology,  mortality,  prevention & control
Pregnancy Complications / epidemiology*,  etiology,  mortality,  prevention & control
Pregnancy Outcome
Retrospective Studies
Risk Factors

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