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Placenta previa: an analysis of three years experience.
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PMID:  3986026     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A retrospective study of 45 cases of complete placenta previa is presented. Expectant management of the premature infant using tocolytics, blood transfusion, and cesarean section was practiced. All patients were suspected of having placenta previa based upon ultrasound examination; 90% reported third-trimester bleeding; 48% required prepartum blood transfusion; and 80% experienced one or more complications. Premature delivery occurred in 67% of patients; tocolysis was initiated in 53%. Patients with previa were older, of higher parity, and more likely to have had a previous cesarean section or abortion than matched controls.
M Sauer; M Parsons; M Sampson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of perinatology     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0735-1631     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Perinatol     Publication Date:  1985 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-06-17     Completed Date:  1985-06-17     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8405212     Medline TA:  Am J Perinatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  39-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cesarean Section
Magnesium Sulfate / therapeutic use
Obstetric Labor, Premature / prevention & control
Placenta Previa* / complications,  drug therapy,  epidemiology,  etiology
Terbutaline / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
23031-25-6/Terbutaline; 7487-88-9/Magnesium Sulfate

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