Placenta Previa

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JMC
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266162
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Placenta Previa
Updated:
2014-03-12 12:18:12
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Placenta Previa
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Placenta Previa NM 622
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  1. Define Placenta Previa (Types)
    • Complete
    • Partial
    • Marginal
    • Low-lying
  2. Risk factors for Placenta Previa
    • Hx CS (1.3% x1CS; 3.4% x 6+CS)
    • Age (FASTER trial, 1.1% >35; 0.5% <35)
    • Multiparity (>5 = 2.2%)
    • Smoking (d/t CO hypoxemia, placental hypertrophy)
    • Unexplained MSAFP
    • Abnormally adhered plaenta
  3. Management of Placenta Previa
    • Mgt. by collaborating MD
    • Midwife - labor, emotional, BF support
    • Likely CS

    *Edge must be >2cm from os by US prior to onset of labor for vaginal birth

    Painless vaginal bleeding @ 36wks? - EM if it stops and mom/babe are stable

    Steroids for lung maturity, MgSO4 for neuroprotection if preterm

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