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The peripatetic placenta.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  663208     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The author reviewed 249 arterial placentograms obtained between 1964 and 1974. In some cases a placenta, which at first lies low and encroaches on the incipient lower uterine segment, will move upwards towards the fundus and come to rest wholly in the upper uterine segment as gestation progresses. The mechanism of this movement and the possible reasons why some placentae move and others do not are also discussed.
Authors:
G B Young
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiology     Volume:  128     ISSN:  0033-8419     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiology     Publication Date:  1978 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-08-14     Completed Date:  1978-08-14     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401260     Medline TA:  Radiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  183-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Fetus / physiology
Humans
Movement
Placenta / physiology*
Placenta Previa / diagnosis
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Trimester, Third
Ultrasonography
Uterus / physiology

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