Placental abruption: epidemiology, risk factors and consequences

@article{Tikkanen2011PlacentalAE,
  title={Placental abruption: epidemiology, risk factors and consequences},
  author={Minna Tikkanen},
  journal={Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={2011},
  volume={90}
}
  • M. Tikkanen
  • Published 1 February 2011
  • Medicine
  • Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
Placental abruption, classically defined as a premature separation of the placenta before delivery, is one of the leading causes of vaginal bleeding in the second half of pregnancy. Approximately 0.4–1% of pregnancies are complicated by placental abruption. The prevalence is lower in the Nordic countries (0.38–0.51%) compared with the USA (0.6–1.0%). Placental abruption is also one of the most important causes of maternal morbidity and perinatal mortality. Maternal risks include obstetric… 
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