Correlation between Placenta Accreta and History of Cesarean Section among Iraqi Pregnant Women: Retrospective study

  • Nour Ali Abdulla Maternal and Neonate Nursing Department, College of Nursing, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Hawraa Hussein Ghafel Maternal and Neonate Nursing Department, College of Nursing, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq.

Abstract

Objectives: To Identify demographic characteristics of pregnant women with placenta accreta and to find out the correlation between placenta accreta and history of C/S.
Methods: A retrospective study  was conducted at Maternity wards in Baghdad City's. The study sample consists of (410) pregnant women diagnosed with placenta accreta who undergo a cesarean section. Retrospective study for last three years ago ( January /2018 to December/ 2020). The data collected from patient records in the Statistical Department of the maternity hospitals.
Result: The findings of the study shows that a highly significant relationship between placenta accreta and history of cesarean section among pregnant women as indicated by a strong positive correlation at p-value= 0.001.
Conclusion: There is a correlation between placenta accreta and history of cesarean section among Iraqi pregnant women.
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Published
2021-04-26
How to Cite
ABDULLA, Nour Ali; GHAFEL, Hawraa Hussein. Correlation between Placenta Accreta and History of Cesarean Section among Iraqi Pregnant Women: Retrospective study. Journal of Contemporary Medical Sciences, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 2, p. 113-115, apr. 2021. ISSN 2413-0516. Available at: <http://www.jocms.org/index.php/jcms/article/view/961>. Date accessed: 21 jan. 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.22317/jcms.v7i2.961.