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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 389-394

Interventional radiology procedures saves life and fertility in major placenta praevia complicated by accreta


1 Clinical Imaging Department, Alain Hospital, Alain, United Arab Emirates
2 Women Health Institute, Alain Hospital, Alain, United Arab Emirates

Correspondence Address:
Jamal Alkoteesh
Clinical Imaging Department, Alain Hospital, PO Box 1006, Alain
United Arab Emirates
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.7707/hmj.v6i3.144

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A case of postpartum haemorrhage due to major placenta praevia with a mild degree of accreta and thrombocytopenia is presented. The baby was delivered via emergency caesarean section that was successfully managed by bilateral uterine artery ballooning followed by embolization, which saved the patient's life and preserved her fertility.


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