Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Abruption Placenta Outlook

What to expect with placental abruption:

  • Many women with mild abruptions go on to deliver healthy infants.
  • About 1 percent of placental abruptions result in fetal death before delivery.
  • About 40 percent of placenta abruptions result in fetal death at the time of delivery.

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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Abruption Placenta References
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