Velamentous cord insertion - an important obstetrical risk factor

Abstract

A velamentous insertion of the umbilical cord is characterized by the atypical aspect of the placental end of the cord, consisting in divergent umbilical vessels surrounded by fetal membranes and with no Wharton’s jelly present, resulting a cord that is inserted rather into membranes than the placental disk. By the divergence of the umbilical vessels as… (More)

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