International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 1, January 2014


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


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 1, January 2014,


Pages: 299 - 301


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