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that part of the ovary of a flowering plant where the ovules form

the vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring wastes from the developing fetus

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Morbidly adherent placenta (MAP) including placenta accrete, increta and percreta is a life threatening condition often associated with massive postpartum hemorrhage and sometimes hysterectomy1.
Morbidly adherent placenta was the indication for EOH in 01 case and was associated with more than one caesarean sections previously.
An abnormal placentation into the uterine wall could present a risk of maternal and fetal morbidity (morbidly adherent placenta, MAP) and mortality, so it should be identified and defined early on (1, 2).
These patients included postpartum hemorrhage due to atonic uterus, ruptured uterus, genital tract tears and morbidly adherent placenta.
If we are not yet ready for that, at least early TVUS scans in subsequent pregnancies, in my opinion, should be employed to make an early diagnosis of such cases that are the precursors of morbidly adherent placenta, a potentially life-threatening situation that appears to be increasing in frequency.
The folding sutures following tourniquet binding is a conservative surgical approach for placenta previa combined with the morbidly adherent placenta.
Morbidly adherent placenta was the indication for EOH in 12 cases and was associated with one or more cesarean sections previously in 11 cases, previous curettage in four cases, placenta previa in three cases, and with a history of manual removal of the placenta and fibroid uterus in one case each.
Important differtial diagnoses in suspected cases when placenta could not be separated postpartum include retained incarcerated placenta, adherent placenta where there is a line of cleavage and choriocarcinoma.
Pathologically adherent placenta previously thought to be rare, is now on the rise due to rise in caesarean section rates.
Sonographic findings of placental lacunae and the prediction of adherent placenta in women with placenta previa totalis and prior cesarean section.
It is estimated that morbidly adherent placenta (placenta accreta, increta, and percreta) occurs today in approximately 1 in 500 pregnancies.
89%) had emergency Obstetric Hysterectomy which were due to morbidly adherent placenta (8 patients) and due to intractable haemorrhage (4 patients).
Hysterectomy as a management option for morbidly adherent placenta.
Among the most frequently reported risk factors of placenta previa and morbidly adherent placenta are surgeries resulting in endometrial or myometrial damage, high parity, and most importantly previous placenta previa11.