Risk of retained placenta in women previously delivered by caesarean section: a population-based cohort study.

@article{Belachew2014RiskOR,
  title={Risk of retained placenta in women previously delivered by caesarean section: a population-based cohort study.},
  author={Johanna Belachew and Sven Cnattingius and Ajlana Mulic-Lutvica and Karin Eurenius and O. E. Axelsson and A K Wikstr{\"o}m},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2014},
  volume={121 2},
  pages={224-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether women with a caesarean section at their first delivery have an increased risk of retained placenta at their second delivery. DESIGN Population-based cohort study. SETTING Sweden. POPULATION All women with their first and second singleton deliveries in Sweden during the years 1994-2006 (n = 258,608). Women with caesarean section or placental abruption in their second pregnancy were not included in the study population. METHODS The risk of retained placenta… CONTINUE READING