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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 43-45

Management of parturient with triplet pregnancy and placenta percreta: Importance of multi-disciplinary approach


Department of Anesthesiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

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Dr. Samina Aziz Ismail
Department of Anaesthesiology, Aga Khan University, P.O. Box 3500, Stadium Road, Karachi - 74800
Pakistan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/joacc.JOACC_60_18

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Obstetric conditions like placenta percreta and multiple pregnancies can be extremely challenging as they pose a high risk for both the mother and infants. In placenta percreta, placental villi penetrate through the wall of uterus into the surrounding organs including the bladder and carry a risk of massive maternal bleeding. Multiple pregnancies have greater complication rate than that in singleton pregnancy. Successful management of such challenges are best done by a multidisciplinary teamwork, where all members of a perinatal team are involved in decision making and management. We report the successful management of a triplet gestation associated with placenta percreta.


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