Placenta Accreta: Obstetrician's Nightmare; A Case Series of Seven Patients
Keywords:Peripartum hysterectomy, placenta accreta, post partum hemorrhage
The incidence of placenta accreta is increasing as a consequence of rising number of cesarean sections and advancing maternal age. A series of seven cases of placenta accreta observed in a short span of four months is being presented. Complication rates in the present series are post partum hemorrhage and major transfusion support (100%), peripartum hysterectomy (100%), ICU admission in four (57%), fever (14%) and bladder injury in one case (14%).
Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology / Vol 7 / No. 1 / Issue 13 / Jan- June, 2012 / 56-58
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