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Influence of placental position on outcome in patients with placental abruption.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17220588     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We retrospectively analyzed the clinical significance of placental position in patients with placental abruption by comparing cases in which the placenta was implanted on the anterior wall of the uterus (n=17) and those in which the placenta was on the posterior wall (n=12). There were no significant differences in clinical features of patients or pregnancy outcomes between the two groups. In this study, all patients with an anterior-wall placenta received a diagnosis of placental abruption prenatally, whereas only 8 patients (67%, p=0.01) with posterior-wall placenta received a diagnosis of placental abruption prenatally. Serious consideration should be given to the diagnosis of placental abruption in patients with a posterior-wall placenta.
Authors:
Chiaki Nagayama; Shunji Suzuki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of Nippon Medical School = Nippon Ika Daigaku zasshi     Volume:  73     ISSN:  1345-4676     ISO Abbreviation:  J Nippon Med Sch     Publication Date:  2006 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-15     Completed Date:  2007-02-27     Revised Date:  2012-09-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100935589     Medline TA:  J Nippon Med Sch     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  351-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Japanese Red Cross Katsushika Maternity Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abruptio Placentae* / diagnosis
Adult
Embryo Implantation
Female
Humans
Placenta / pathology*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Outcome
Prenatal Diagnosis
Retrospective Studies

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