Michael A. Belfort, Author at Cancer Therapy Advisor

Michael A. Belfort

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Accreta

1. What every clinician should know Clinical features and incidence Placenta accreta is defined as the abnormal attachment of all or part of the placenta to the myometrium. It may occur when there is either a primary deficiency of, or secondary damage to, the decidua basalis and Nitabuch’s layer. Three grades of abnormal placental attachment…

Postpartum Hemorrhage

Postpartum Hemorrhage (PPH) /Obstetrical Hemorrhage 1. What every clinician should know Clinical features and incidence Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is any excessive bleeding after delivery. It occurs in about 5% of all deliveries. Up to 25% of all pregnancy-related deaths are directly attributable to hemorrhage. It is the most common cause of maternal death worldwide. PPH…

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