Placental findings in singleton stillbirths

Halit Pinar, Robert L. Goldenberg, Matthew A. Koch, Josefine Heim-Hall, Hal K. Hawkins, Bahig Shehata, Carlos Abramowsky, Corette B. Parker, Donald J. Dudley, Robert M. Silver, Barbara Stoll, Marshall Carpenter, George Saade, Janet Moore, Deborah Conway, Michael W. Varner, Carol J.R. Hogue, Donald R. Coustan, Elena Sbrana, Vanessa ThorstenMarian Willinger, Uma M. Reddy

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CONCLUSIONS: Placental lesions were highly associated with stillbirth compared with live births. All lesions associated with stillbirth were found in live births but often with variations by gestational age at delivery. Knowledge of lesion prevalence within gestational age groups in both stillbirths and live birth controls contributes to an understanding of the association between placental abnormality and stillbirth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)325-336
Number of pages12
JournalObstetrics and gynecology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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