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2012-12-02 05:00:36

Improved, collaborative approach at Western Connecticut Health Network for diagnosis and treatment of placenta previa. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) December 01, 2012 Having a baby is a joyous occasion for parents and families, filled with anticipation awaiting the birth of a happy, healthy baby girl or boy. For those suffering from the pregnancy complication, placenta previa, it can often become a worrisome time. With the growth of Western Connecticut Health Network´s Women´s services at...

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2009-12-01 12:35:00

A study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) revealed that MRI is a highly accurate means of identifying placenta accreta, a potentially life-threatening and increasingly common condition that is the leading cause of death for women just before and after giving birth. "Due to the increase in cesarean sections and other surgeries that leave scarring on the uterine wall, coupled with women giving birth later in life, the incidence of accreta has...


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