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Crescent Journal of
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Oct 2019, Vol 6, Issue 4
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Original Article
Effect of Vitamin D in Placenta Accreta
Farnaz Sahhaf1, Rita Dousti1, Somaiyeh Saiyarsarai1
1Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Women’s Reproductive Health Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

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Keywords : Placenta accreta, Vitamin D deficiency, Pregnancy complication
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Objectives: Vitamin D receptor existence in the reproductive system of women. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays a double role as vitamin and hormone. Reducing vitamin D is a major health problem around the world.  Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency is high world wide .The morbidly adherent placenta is now a significant obstetric challenge. So we decided to conduct a study on the effects of vitamin D deficiency on placenta accreta to help identify high-risk women.

Materials and methods: This analytical cross-sectional study conducted from August, 2016 to February, 2017 in tertiary university hospital, Alzahra hospital, in Tabriz, Iran. In our study we have two groups of women that are referred to the high risk pregnancy clinic in Alzahra hospital.

Results: According to results got from two corporation test, p−value  = 0.0001 <  = 0.05 . Serum levels of vitamin D was lower than 30 ng/ml in 97%.

Conclusion: Regarding the present study, since the age of the diagnosis of placenta accreta was earlier, it can be determined simultaneously with an anomaly sonography during pregnancy to prevent the possible complications of placenta accreta. We hope that with this study we can help prevent and reduce the occurrence of placenta accreta in order to prevent the occurrence of psychiatric and surgical hysterectomy complications caused by placenta accreta.


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