Uterine rupture after prior conservative management of placenta accreta.

  title={Uterine rupture after prior conservative management of placenta accreta.},
  author={Neha A Deshpande and Daniela A Carusi},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={122 2 Pt 2},
BACKGROUND There is little evidence for counseling patients who seek uterine conservation in the setting of placenta accreta. CASE We report the case of a 37-year-old woman with retained placenta accreta after vaginal delivery. Attempts at transvaginal removal failed, and the placenta was removed through a fundal hysterotomy with bilateral uterine artery ligations performed to control blood loss. She conceived a second pregnancy 11 months later and sustained spontaneous fundal uterine rupture… CONTINUE READING
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