placental failure

placental failure

Obstetrics A ↓ in placental progesterone production, causing pregnancy loss. Cf Placental insufficiency.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Pathologist Dr Emma Doyle gave the cause of death as severe brain damage due to placental failure as a consequence of foetal vascular malperfusion.
A girl born with placental failure experiences similar pregnancy problems during her own pregnancy.
Massive perivillousfibrinoid causing recurrent placental failure. BJOG.
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.