Incidence and Risk Factors for Placenta Accreta/Increta/Percreta in the UK: A National Case-Control Study

@inproceedings{Fitzpatrick2012IncidenceAR,
  title={Incidence and Risk Factors for Placenta Accreta/Increta/Percreta in the UK: A National Case-Control Study},
  author={Kathryn E. Fitzpatrick and Susan M Sellers and Patsy Spark and Jennifer J. Kurinczuk and Peter Brocklehurst and Marian Knight},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Placenta accreta/increta/percreta is associated with major pregnancy complications and is thought to be becoming more common. The aims of this study were to estimate the incidence of placenta accreta/increta/percreta in the UK and to investigate and quantify the associated risk factors. METHODS A national case-control study using the UK Obstetric Surveillance System was undertaken, including 134 women diagnosed with placenta accreta/increta/percreta between May 2010 and April 2011… CONTINUE READING
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