Pregnancies complicated by retained placenta: sex ratio and relation to pre-eclampsia.

@article{Khong1998PregnanciesCB,
  title={Pregnancies complicated by retained placenta: sex ratio and relation to pre-eclampsia.},
  author={Teck Yee Khong and Alan Staples and A S Chan and Rosemary J Keane and Chris S Wilkinson},
  journal={Placenta},
  year={1998},
  volume={19 8},
  pages={577-80}
}
Pre-eclampsia and placenta accreta have opposite histological features of placentation. This study set out to test the hypotheses that the sex ratios in these two pregnancy complications are opposite and that these conditions are mutually exclusive. A population-based database covering all deliveries in South Australia between 1986 and 1995 and the hospital-based obstetric database of the Adelaide Women's and Children's Hospital, covering 8549 births between 1993 and 1995, were used to… CONTINUE READING