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Table 3 Maternal Morbidity

From: Multidisciplinary approach to manage antenatally suspected placenta percreta: updated algorithm and patient outcomes

  Cesarean Hysterectomy
N = 7
n (%)
Cesarean section prior to
Delayed Hysterectomy
N = 13
n (%)
Delayed Hysterectomy
N = 13
n(%)
Estimated blood loss 2800 [400–4500] 900 [400–1500] 750 [50–2000]
Total number of PRBC units transfused 2[0–10] 0[0–3] 0[0–4]
Total number of patients requiring PRBC 5 (71) 1 (8) 5 (38)
 ≤ 4 units 3 (43) 1 (8) 5 (38)
 4 units 2 (29) 0 0
Infection
 Total 3 (43) 4 (31) 5 (38)
 Endometritis N/A 2 (15) N/A
 Wound Infection 3 (43) 0 2 (15)
 Urinary Tract 0 2 (15) 2 (15)
 Vaginal cuff Cellulitis 0 N/A 1 (8)
Coagulopathya 2 (29) 0 2 (15)
Unplanned admission to the ICU 0 0 0
Venous thromboembolism 1 (14) 1 (8) 0
Urologic injury    
 Total 2 (29) 0 3 (23)
 Ureteral 0 0 1 (8)
 Unintentional cystotomy 2 (29) 0 2 (15)
Interventional radiology complications 0 4 (31) N/A
 Paresthesia 0 1 (8)  
 Transient hypoxia 0 1 (8)  
 Ischemia (uterus) 0 1 (8)  
 Gluteal ulcer 0 1 (8)  
Methotrexate toxicity N/A 0 N/A
Spontaneous delivery of placenta prior to DH N/A 1 (8) N/A
Length of hospital stay (days) 3 [3–4] 4 [3–30] 4[1–10]
Hospital readmission 1 (14) 5 (38) 2 (15)
 Wound infection 1 (14) 0 0
 Pain 0 4 (31) 0
 Bleeding 0 1 (8) 0
 Ileus 0 0 1 (8)
 Drainage of Uroma 0 0 1 (8)
Emergency department visit 1 (14) 2 (15) 0
  1. Data are n (%) or median [range]
  2. aCoagulopathy that required correction