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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Maternal and Perinatal Outcome in Cases of Placenta Previa

Anand D. Bhatt, Aarti Meena, Malini R. Desai

Abstract: Study of 88 cases of placenta previa during 1 year duration was carried out at civil Hospital, Ahmadabad. Demographic data, investigations, treatment & maternal and perinatal outcome were studied.88 cases of placenta previa noted out of 6824 admitted deliveries which makes its incidence 1.3 %. Caesarean rate was as high as 63.6 %.Postpartum hemorrhage 17 %, Blood products required in 65 %. 4.5 % still born, 71 % Low Birth Weight babies & 20 % early neonatal deaths observed. 2 maternal deaths in cases with placenta accrete & 22 perinatal deaths were present in this study which shows the severity of the condition & demand of vigilant monitoring & utmost medical attention.

Keywords: PlacentaPrevia, Low Lying Placenta, Placenta Accreta, Inevitable Ante Partum Hemorrhage, Bleeding Per Vaginum



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