Emergency postpartum hysterectomy in women with placenta previa and prior cesarean section

N. Yaegashi, A. Chiba-Sekii, K. Okamura

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Abstract

The combination of prior cesarean section and placenta previa is an especially ominous risk factor for emergency postpartum hysterectomy and life-threatening bleeding following placental removal. Copyright (C) 2000 International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-52
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Volume68
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jan 1

Keywords

  • Placenta accreta
  • Placenta previa
  • Postpartum hysterectomy
  • Previous cesarean section

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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