Am J Obstet Gynecol 2021 Apr 21. Epub 2021 Apr 21.
Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Electronic address:
Background: Although an infrequent occurrence, the placenta can adhere abnormally to the gravid uterus leading to significantly high maternal morbidity and mortality during cesarean section (CS). Contemporary national statistics related to a morbidly adherent placenta, referred to as placenta accreta spectrum (PAS), are needed.
Objective: To examine national trends, characteristics, and perioperative outcomes of women who underwent CS for PAS in the United States. Read More