Vaginal sonographic anticipation of uterine bleeding in placenta previa

M. Saitoh, T. Sekiya, K. Ishihara, T. Araki

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Uterine bleeding during pregnancy and Cesarian section in women with placenta previa was assessed using vaginal ultrasonography. Sonographic echo-free space (EFS) of lower edge of placenta means the risk of antepartaum profuse bleeding, and sponge like findings cervix means profuse bleeding cesarian section.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)A212
JournalUltrasound in Medicine and Biology
Issue numberSUPPL. 2
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes
EventThe 9th Congress of World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology - Florence, Italy
Duration: 06-05-200010-05-2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Biophysics
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics


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