Placenta accreta is an independent risk factor for late pre-term birth and perinatal mortality Academic Article uri icon


  • Abstract Objective: This study is aimed to identify the risk factors for the development of placenta accreta (PA) and characterize its effect on maternal and perinatal outcomes. Study design: This population-based retrospective cohort study included all deliveries at our medical center during the study period. Those with placenta accreta (n= 551) comprised the study group, while the rest of the deliveries (n= 239 089) served as a comparison group. Results: The prevalence of placenta accerta is 0.2%. Women with this complication had …

publication date

  • August 13, 2015