Placenta accreta in a patient with a history of uterine artery embolization for postpartum hemorrhage

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Uterine artery embolization (UAE) is used to treat various conditions from uterine leiomyoma to uncontrollable bleeding. We describe a case of placenta accreta after a prior delivery, which required UAE to control a postpartum hemorrhage. This case highlights the importance of both antenatal evaluation of placentation and heightened precaution for delivery… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/jp.2012.99

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@article{Kanter2013PlacentaAI, title={Placenta accreta in a patient with a history of uterine artery embolization for postpartum hemorrhage}, author={Gregory Kanter and Lucile Packard and Alicia Sit}, journal={Journal of Perinatology}, year={2013}, volume={33}, pages={482-483} }