placenta accreta

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placenta accreta

[plə′sent·ə ə′krēd·ə]
(medicine)
A placenta that has partially grown into the myometrium of the uterus.
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The incidence of morbidly adherent placenta has increased dramatically over the last three decades with increase in caesarean delivery rate11.
The most common indication of EOH in our study was uterine atony (60%) followed by morbidly adherent placenta (20%) and uterine rupture (20%).
The morbidly adherent placenta, a continuing diagnostic and management challenge.
Ultrasound was performed prior to the procedure to localize the placenta and to check the degree of the adherent placenta.
6% of cases, with morbidly adherent placenta in 81% of cases, and with uterine rupture in 56% of cases.
During the study period there were no laid down standard conservative or extirpative protocols for the management of morbidly adherent placenta.
Ultrasonographic evaluation of uteroplacental blood flow patterns of abnormally located and adherent placentas.
Morbidly adherent placenta (MAP) is associated with significant hemorrhage and morbidity--not only in cases of attempted placental removal, which is usually not advisable, but also in cases of cesarean hysterectomy.
Rising CS rate in developing countries is alarming as it increases maternal morbidity owing to fever bleeding anaesthesia complications postoperative thromboembolism and long-term risk of having morbidly adherent placenta leading to obstetrical hysterectomy or uterine rupture with progressive number of scars.
We're all familiar with the "epidemic" of cesarean deliveries in this country, including late consequences of cesarean such as placenta previa and morbidly adherent placenta.