Incidence of Abruption and Placenta Previa in Pregnant with Previous Caesarian Section
Keywords:Caesarean section, placenta previa, abruption, pregnants and vaginal delivery
Caesarean section is a surgical procedure in which the incision made through a women’s abdomen
(laparotomy) and uterus (hysterectomy) to deliver one or more babies. In each previous c/s the risk of
placenta previa and abruption increase. The aim of this study is to find out the associated between the
previous caesarean section and placenta previa and abruption in this pregnancy. A retrospective study
was carried out during the period between 1st July 2018 and 20th august 2019 in Al-Zahraa Teaching
Hospital. During the period of study, 119 pregnant women with history of previous scar presented to the
hospital for vaginal delivery or c/s, 70 of these patients diagnosed that they have placenta previa and as
have placenta abruption by ultrasound and confirmed during delivery. Another 49 patients were without
complication. Pregnant women with APH due to other causes were excluded. Data were collected
through detailed history. Official agreements and verbal consent of all women were taken. Statistical
analysis performed by using the statistical package for social sciences and appropriate statistical test
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