Coping with placenta praevia and accreta in a DGH setting and words of caution.

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The incidence of placenta praevia and accreta has been increasing with rising caesarean section rates. We highlight the increasing incidence of severe post-partum haemorrhage due to placenta accreta. Four cases occurred within 3 years (2002--2004) in a small District General Hospital (DGH) with a delivery rate of 1,800 per year. All of the cases had… (More)

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@article{Sinha2005CopingWP, title={Coping with placenta praevia and accreta in a DGH setting and words of caution.}, author={Prabha Sinha and O. O. Oniya and Susan Bewley}, journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology}, year={2005}, volume={25 4}, pages={334-8} }