abruption


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Synonyms for abruption

an instance of sudden interruption

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There were clear warning signs of placental abruption, which has serious implications for both mum and baby, and despite the fact the midwife had mentioned this to Celinna as being a possibility, urgent action was not taken.
In each spot there is a similar moment of abruption when what seems to be the case, is revealed to be otherwise.
In addition, the task force underemphasizes the importance of early initiation of low-dose aspirin, because the benefit is greatest for women initiating prophylaxis prior to 16 weeks, and risks for placental abruption increase with initiation in the second trimester (J.
The grieving couple were told Rupa had suffered a placental abruption which caused the death.
The study found the risk of stillborn, placental abruption (when the placental lining separates from the mother's uterus), pre-term delivery, low birth weight and neonatal ventilation were dramatically higher for the 156 untreated substance abusers than the 2,073 women in the Early Start program:
The level of cardiovascular risk that was conferred by a placental syndrome--preeclampsia, gestational hypertension, or placental abruption or infarction--was found to be comparable to that of conventional risk factors such as hypertension, obesity, diabetes, and dyslipidemia.
SAN FRANCISCO-Placental abruption during pregnancy sharply increases the risk of cardiovascular disease mortality later in life, based on a population-based cohort study of 47,918 women who delivered babies in Israel.
Long-term and reproductive hazards of cesarean section include chronic pelvic pain or bowel problems, infertility, ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, premature birth, placenta previa (the placenta overlays the cervix), placental abruption (the placenta detaches before the birth), and uterine rupture.
For example, the surgery was associated with high rates of preterm birth, fetal bradycardia, oligohydramnios, placental abruption, pulmonary edema, maternal transfusion at delivery, and an increased incidence of uterine thinning.
The dangers of partial-birth abortion to women include abruption of the placenta, amniotic fluid embolism, a ruptured uterus which could lead to hysterectomy or additional other major surgical procedures, and cervical incompetence, making it difficult to carry future pregnancies to term.
They can start the treatment, such as a crash cesarean section for an abruption, while awaiting the arrival of a private practitioner.
Significant bleeding would signal placental abruption.
The combined outcome of term low birth weight, preterm birth, and abruption was significantly more common among the severe H1N1 cases than controls after study site, age, race, multiples, primiparity, medical conditions, and smoking were controlled for (31.
For example, a 2005 study conducted by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development's Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network identified 134 FVL mutation carriers among nearly 4,900 gravidas in their first trimester of pregnancy and found no increase in fetal loss, preeclampsia, abruption, or intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR).
If you use aspirin in mid-pregnancy, you increase the risk of pregnancy loss and placental abruption.