Recent advances in the management of placenta previa

@article{Bhide2004RecentAI,
  title={Recent advances in the management of placenta previa},
  author={Amar Bhide and Basky Thilaganathan},
  journal={Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={16},
  pages={447-451}
}
Purpose of review Despite the widespread and routine use of ultrasound to make the diagnosis of placenta previa, evidence-based classification and management strategies have failed to evolve over the years. The purpose of this review is to present the current evidence supporting the screening, diagnosis and management of placenta previa. Recent findings The prevalence of placenta previa is significantly overestimated due to the practice of routine mid-pregnancy scan, and many women currently… 

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