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Sally Collins

Placenta Accreta Spectrum: The Rise Of An Iatrogenic Killer

  • Speaker: Sally Collins , MD PhD
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  • Duration: 60 Mins
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Abstract:

Placenta accreta spectrum (PAS) is a rare iatrogenic pregnancy complication with an increasing incidence worldwide. PAS can cause serious maternal morbidity and even mortality at delivery. The aim of this presentation is to discuss the pathophysiology of the condition including: an explanation of the risk factors and how they lead to developing different severities, current policies for screening and the evidence behind the recommended management strategies.