11] Changes consistent with abruptio
placenta were defined as retroplacental hematoma with intraplacental extension.
Women who had drunk more alcohol 12 months before, 3 months before and during pregnancy had a higher risk of developing abruptio
placentae than women who did not use alcohol.
Three of the intrauterine deaths were caused by abruptio
If the preeclamptic woman has bleeding, abruptio
placentae, or microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, then her fibrinogen levels, prothrombin time, activated partial thromboplastin time, and fibrin degradation products also should be obtained.
There is a high incidence of smoking and alcohol abuse in our population, both associated with abruptio
placentae and IUGR.
This woman had abruptio
placenta at delivery (36 weeks of gestation).
These include low birth weight, upper respiratory infections, lower respiratory infections, abruptio
placenta, otitis media, respiratory distress syndrome, sudden infant death syndrome, pre-eclampsia, placenta previa, and premature rupture of membranes.
history of precipitous labour and large distance from hospital) * One previous abruptio
placentae (induce at 38 weeks)
A severe episode of preeclampsia or eclampsia also is associated with a worse outcome in subsequent pregnancies, with an increased risk of intrauterine growth retardation, perinatal loss, and abruptio
The association of inherited and acquired thrombophilias (which predispose to thrombotic vascular occlusions) with the risk of eclampsia, abruptio
placentae, intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), and stillbirth has been the object of many studies in the last few years (1).
53) Pregnan cy associated clotting may relate to excess thromboplastin production; hypercoagulability is more frequent with pregnancy complications, such as abruptio
placenta, amniotic fluid embolization, and retained dead fetus.
placentae or HELLP syndrome) or is known to suffer from a bleeding disorder, further investigation and correction of the disorder will be required.
38% in the normal-weight group--were not significantly different between groups, nor were the percentages who developed severe hypertension, HELLP (hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelet count) syndrome, abruptio
placentae, or eclampsia, Dr.
Mild hyperhomocysteinemia has been associated with pregnancy outcomes such as abruptio
placentae, preeclampsia, and fetal loss (3, 4).
Hypothyroidism during pregnancy has been associated with pregnancy-induced hypertension, placenta abruptio
, postpartum hemorrhage, and an increase in the frequency of low birth-weight infants (25).