Ultrasound detection of placenta accreta in the first trimester of pregnancy

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Fatemeh Rahimi-Sharbaf; Ashraf Jamal; Elaheh Mesdaghinia; Masoumeh Abedzadeh- Kalahroudi; Shirin Niroomanesh; Fatemeh Atoof;
  • Publisher: Research and Clinical Center for Infertility
  • Journal: Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine,volume 12,issue 6,pages421-426 (issn: 1680-6433, eissn: 2008-2177)
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  • Subject: RG1-991 | Original Article | Screening | Placenta accreta | Ultrasonography | Gynecology and obstetrics | Specificity | QH471-489 | Sensitivity | Reproduction

Background: Placenta accreta is considered a life-threatening condition and the main cause of maternal mortality. Prenatal diagnosis of placenta accreta usually is made by clinical presentation, imaging studies like ultrasound and MRI in the second and third trimester. ... View more
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