Accuracy of ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of placenta accreta.

  title={Accuracy of ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of placenta accreta.},
  author={Carri R Warshak and Ramez N. Eskander and Andrew D. Hull and Angela L Scioscia and Robert F. Mattrey and Kurt Benirschke and Robert R Resnik},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={108 3 Pt 1},
BACKGROUND The incidence of placenta accreta has increased dramatically over the last three decades, in concert with the increase in the cesarean delivery rate. Optimal management requires accurate prenatal diagnosis. The purpose of this study was to determine the precision and reliability of ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in diagnosing placenta accreta. METHODS A historical cohort study was performed with information gathered from our obstetric, radiologic, and… CONTINUE READING

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