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The site of placental attachment as a factor in the aetiology of breech presentation.
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PMID:  696255     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The frequency of cornu-fundal implantation of the placenta in association with breech presentation was investigated in the following study. In a series of 124 women with breech presentation, and 125 women with cephalic presentation at or near term, the implantation site of the placenta was demonstrated by ultrasonography. It was found that with breech presentation the placenta was implanted in the cornual region in 72.6% of the cases, as compared with 4.8% in cephalic presentation. The placental implantation site may therefore have a determining effect upon the presentation of the foetus.
S Fianu; V Václavínková
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0001-6349     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Publication Date:  1978  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-11-18     Completed Date:  1978-11-18     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370343     Medline TA:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  371-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Breech Presentation*
Labor Presentation*
Placenta Previa

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