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Selected pregnancy variables in women with placental abruption.
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PMID:  17426791     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to investigate risk factors for placental abruption and to determine if anamnestic variables such as inherited thrombosis or recurrent fetal loss might be used as a predictor for placental abruption. METHODS: A retrospective case-control study at the University Hospital, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. One hundred and eighty women with placental abruptio out of 20,175 deliveries (0.79 %) who were compared to 196 unselected pregnant women. A detailed anamnesis was taken. RESULTS: Compared to controls, women with placental abruptio had a 12-fold increased prevalence of prior recurrent fetal loss and a 6-fold increased prevalence of inherited thrombosis. CONCLUSIONS: We found that recurrent fetal loss, and inherited thrombosis may be significant risk factors for placental abruptio.
Martin Prochazka; Marek Lubusky; Ludek Slavik; Petr Hrachovec; Petr Zielina; Milan Kudela; Pelle G Lindqvist
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biomedical papers of the Medical Faculty of the University Palacký, Olomouc, Czechoslovakia     Volume:  150     ISSN:  1213-8118     ISO Abbreviation:  Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub     Publication Date:  2006 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-11     Completed Date:  2008-03-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101140142     Medline TA:  Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub     Country:  Czech Republic    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  271-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic.
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MeSH Terms
Abruptio Placentae / diagnosis,  etiology*
Case-Control Studies
Pregnancy Complications
Risk Factors

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