placental failure

placental failure

Obstetrics A ↓ in placental progesterone production, causing pregnancy loss. Cf Placental insufficiency.
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Massive perivillousfibrinoid causing recurrent placental failure.
Hemodynamic indices were analyzed in 37 women in childbirth with fetal placental failure depending on their body posture during labor: in 20 in supine posture, in 30 in sitting posture and in 26 in standing posture, and in 100 women in childbirth with mitral stenosis: in 40 in supine posture, in 27 in sitting posture and in 33 in standing posture.
I had an older sister who died in the womb because of placental failure.