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A–Z of conditions in obstetric anaesthesia 

A–Z of conditions in obstetric anaesthesia
A–Z of conditions in obstetric anaesthesia

Elizabeth Duff

, Valerie Billing

, and Aravindh Jayakumar

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date: 06 May 2021

Rachel Collis, Elizabeth Duff, Valerie Billing and Aravindh Jayakumar

Implantation of pregnancy outside the uterine cavity.

Incidence of 10.9 per 100 000 births.

Maternal mortality is up to 30%.

Poor fetal outcome: 40–95% fetal mortality.

Diagnosis can be difficult.


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