Last updated:10-01-2008
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Definition and causes

The placenta should occur in relation to birth, but before this happens, there is placenta solution. Bleeding between the placenta and uterine wall can lead to this condition. In some cases, the bleeding together as a hematoma (blood) between the uterine wall and the placenta. In such cases there will be no bleeding through the vagina, but there can still collect as much blood that it can affect the woman due to blood loss. Moreover, it can reduce the exchange of nutrients o


Symptoms of the placenta solution

The symptoms can vary from pain with or without bleeding, to life-threateningbleeding shock.


Precautions and diagnosis

Pain and bleeding leading to a woman seeking medical attention. The suspicion of placenta solution aroused the woman's tale of bleeding and pain, but the diagnosis is made byultrasound scanning.


Treatment of placenta solution

If the woman is in danger because of the bleeding, the life-saving treatment first. This targeting fluid therapy andblood.


In light, you may have to deal with, but monitor blood pressure measurements with the mother and fetus withkardiotokografi. Hosp. to break fosterhinderne so that the uterus pulling together, and thus reduces bleeding.


In harder cases, where there is bleeding and pain, hospitalization is required. If the fetus is less than 34 weeks, monitored the mother and embryokardiotokografiin a few days. If they both have the good of the entire process, she can come back, but followed closely in the clinic.


If the fetus is over 37 weeks, and both mother and fetus are well-placed birth started under the supervision of kardiotokografi. If there is evidence to the child is suffering acuteCaesarean.


If the fetus is threatened, made too acute caesarean section.


Is the fetus dead, the birth is initiated.


Select and complications

Fetal death is common (seen in approx. 30% of cases of placenta solutions). Moreover, there is a risk of bleeding in the mother.


Prevention of placenta solution

Women who have high blood pressure, is increased risk of placenta solution if their blood pressure is not well regulated. In addition, smoking increases the risk of placenta solution.






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Bleeding before birth
Conciliation Degressive placenta (Placenta praevia)
Fetal death (Intrauterine death)
Inhibited growth of the fetus (IUGR = intrauterine growth deceleration)
Late birth (Graviditas prolongata)
placenta - Removal of the placenta - Abruptio placenta
Pregnancy Poisoning (pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia)
Premature departure of embryo water (Præterm water outlet)



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