Placenta Previa and Placenta Percreta Before Surgery and Bleeding During Surgery - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This stock medical exhibit portrays placenta previa and placenta percreta before surgery and bleeding during surgery in a series of illustrations. The first illustration shows the pre-operative condition in a sagittal view of a pregnant female with a full term fetus in utero. Total placenta previa as well as placenta percreta are depicted. The second illustration shows the anatomy of the placenta, including the umbilicus, blood vessels, the subchoral space containing maternal blood and spiral arteries. The third illustration shows the anatomy of placenta percreta, depicting the growth of the placenta and its blood vessels through the uterine wall. The fourth illustration shows bleeding during surgery as the placenta is manually removed in pieces during a Cesarean delivery.