Published in Blood Weekly, November 20th, 2003
"Six patients with early sonographic diagnosis of invasive placenta previa increta/percreta before fetal viability were offered hysterectomy to terminate the pregnancy with prophylactic internal iliac artery embolization (IIAE). The mean gestational age at treatment was 19.7 weeks (range, 14-23)," researchers in Taiwan report.
"Among these six patients undergoing hysterectomy, the mean estimated blood loss was 1767 mL±1,213 mL (range, 300-3000), and the mean transfusion requirements were 4.33 U±4.08 U," reported M.M. Chou and colleagues, Taichung Veterans...
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