Case Series Management in Placenta Accreta

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Somsri Pitukkijronnakorn
Panyu Panburana


We reported case series of placenta accreta management from 2003 to June 2013. All cases had pathologically proven diagnosis and delivered in Ramathibodi hospital. There were 13 cases of placenta accreta during study period. All cases had previous cesarean section. The prenatal diagnosis of placenta accreta were 6 cases (46.15%) while intraoperative were 7 cases (53.85%). Postpartum hemorrhage in prenatal and intraoperative diagnosis groups were 1,200-6,000 ml and 4,000-20,000 ml respectively. Every cases ended up with hysterectomy. Almost prenatal diagnosis group had elective surgery. The last 2 cases in prenatal diagnosis group have done by multidisciplinary team and uterine arteries embolization (UAE) with a good outcome. Prenatal diagnosis of placenta accreta is essential for the management. Pre-operative planning approach by the multidisciplinary team is very helpful. UAE is the good option for management especially in prenatal diagnosis group.

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Pitukkijronnakorn, S., & Panburana, P. (2015). Case Series Management in Placenta Accreta. Ramathibodi Medical Journal, 38(3), 233–239. Retrieved from
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