placenta previa

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placenta previa

[plə‚sen·tə ′prē·vē·ə]
(medicine)
A Pregnancy disorder in which the placenta is abnormally located near or over the cervix.
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Patients of accidental haemorrhage included and patients of placenta praevia and history of bleeding from any other causes excluded.
of Cases n = 4 Percentage Previous C/S 3 75% Placenta Praevia 3 75% Hysterotomy -- -- Myomectomy -- -- Previous DandC 2 50% No.
1 because of major placenta praevia and 2 because of abruption placenta.
In the presence of placenta praevia, the risk of placenta accreta is directly related to the number of prior scars: no previous scar 5%, one previous scar 20%, two previous scars 38-49%, three previous scars 67%.
H (Pregnancy induced Hypertension) 22 7 PIH with malpresentation 37 8 Placenta Praevia 21 9 Placental abruption 11 10 Twin 19 11 post maturity 51 12 HIV, infection, or other causes 09 Table 3: Indications of caesarean delivery in multiparous No.
Two cases of central placenta praevia had excessive lower segment intruterine bleeding after separation of placenta which was not controlled by other measures, so EIIAL was done with subtotal hysterectomy.
The diseases related to pregnancy include Toxaemia, Eclampsia, Anaemia, Rh incompatibility and obstetrical conditions like Placenta praevia, Abruptio placentae, multiple pregnancy and post maturity.
A novel "uterine sandwich" for haemorrhage at cesarean section for placenta praevia. AustNZJ Obstet Gynaecol.
The caesarean section rate is increasing worldwide as there are numerous factors which contribute to decrease in vaginal birth after caesarean section and although repeat caesarean sections are associated with serious morbidity there are only a few studies which assess the risk of placenta praevia and accreta in repeat caesarean section.
Keywords: Multiparity, Placenta praevia, Previous caesarean section.
Obstetric complications such as miscarriage, hypertension, placenta praevia and foetal anomalies are more common in multiple pregnancies5.