placenta accreta


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

placenta accreta

[plə′sent·ə ə′krēd·ə]
(medicine)
A placenta that has partially grown into the myometrium of the uterus.
References in periodicals archive ?
Diagnosis of placenta accreta was made and conservative treatment of 50mg methotrexate followed by inj.
However, at the optimal cut-off, the model still identified 94% of the women who were confirmed to have placenta accreta, and specificity was better (53%).
Looking again at the overall outcomes, he and his colleagues noted that 53 of the 63 patients with suspected placenta accreta had an attempted uterine preservation, which failed in 35% of the occlusion patients, compared with 88% of the nonocclusion patients.
Sonographic findings which suggest the development of placenta accreta spectrum include focal outward bulging of the uterine contour and obliteration of the normal myometrial-placental interface with abnormally increased color Doppler flow or focal absence of flow.
Multiple caesareans are present in over 60 per cent of placenta accreta cases.
ESTATE'S CLAIM: The standard of care for placenta accreta requires delivery between 34 and 36 weeks of gestation.
The guideline also details an important change in another classification: placenta accreta, the abnormal attachment of the placenta to the myometrium that may be associated with placenta previa.
MAP is classified on the basis of depth of infiltration into the myometrium: in placenta accreta, there is direct contact between chorionic villi and myometrium without decidua basalis; in placenta increta, chorionic villi invade the myometrium without reaching the serous layer; in placenta percreta, villi invade through the myometrium to reach or extend beyond the serosa into the surrounding tissues (5).
Postpartum hemorrhage: placenta accreta, uterine inversion, and puerperal hematomas.
The reasons for surgical intervention of atony, placental abruption, uterine rupture, uterine inversion, placenta previa totalis, and placenta accreta were similar in both groups (p=0.