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Placenta, Retained

"Placenta, Retained" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A placenta that fails to be expelled after BIRTH of the FETUS. A PLACENTA is retained when the UTERUS fails to contract after the delivery of its content, or when the placenta is abnormally attached to the MYOMETRIUM.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Placenta, Retained" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Placenta, Retained" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 13 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2014 and 2018
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.