Epidemiology, Etiology, Diagnosis, and Management of Placenta Accreta

@inproceedings{Garmi2012EpidemiologyED,
  title={Epidemiology, Etiology, Diagnosis, and Management of Placenta Accreta},
  author={Gali Garmi and Raed Salim},
  booktitle={Obstetrics and gynecology international},
  year={2012}
}
Placenta accreta is a severe pregnancy complication and is currently the most common indication for peripartum hysterectomy. It is becoming an increasingly common complication mainly due to the increasing rate of cesarean delivery. Main risk factor for placenta accreta is a previous cesarean delivery particularly when accompanied with a coexisting placenta previa. Antenatal diagnosis seems to be a key factor in optimizing maternal outcome. Diagnosis can be achieved by ultrasound in the majority… CONTINUE READING
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