International Journal of Biomedicine. 2018;8(1):42-46.
Originally published March 15, 2018
Premature birth (PB) is associated with placental insufficiency, which is confirmed in the morphological study of the placenta. Ultrasonic markers of placental abnormalities, often preceding PB, have been identified: changes in placental structure, premature ripening of the placenta, oligohydramnios, and fetal-placental circulation.
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Received February 17, 2018.
Accepted March 3, 2018.
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