Clinical and ultrasound features of placental maturation in pre-gestational diabetic pregnancy.

BACKGROUND Pre-gestational diabetes (PGDM) is a significant cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality. Delayed villous maturation (DVM) is a placental diagnosis with increased risk of perinatal mortality. AIMS This study aimed to prospectively look at the incidence of DVM in a PGDM population compared to non-diabetic controls. Additionally, we analysed… CONTINUE READING