A Multidisciplinary Approach to Surgical Management of Placenta Previa Percreta with Bladder Invasion: A Case Report

David Aguirre, David Caiseda, María Correa-Rivas, María Maldonado, Wilma Rodríguez, Gabriel Miranda, Amneris Lugo, Jorge Gandía


Placenta previa percreta with bladder invasion occurs rarely. However this disorder has become more common since the increased rate of cesarean deliveries. We present a 26 year old gravida 3, para 2-0-1-2 female with placenta previa, percreta and bladder invasion to stress out the importance of early recognition of this life threatening condition and to point out that the good outcome of this case was mainly due to the multidisciplinary approach chosen during the preoperative and post operative management. The Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Radiology, Anesthesiology, Urology, Neonatology and Pathology were fully involved. A surgical management was chosen since it is the most common and more accepted treatment of placenta previa percreta with bladder invasion.

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