Placenta percreta retention within the scar of a previous cesarean section is rare. We report here one of these cases treated successfully by laparoscopy, with uterine repair. Different therapeutic options are described.
Keywords: cesarean section scar, placenta percreta, laparoscopy
Citation: Dubuisson J-B, Ben Ali N, Bouquet de Jolinière J, Haggenjos M and Feki A (2014) Laparoscopic treatment of placenta percreta retention in a cesarean scar: a case report. Front. Surg. 1:6. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2014.00006
Received: 18 November 2013; Accepted: 05 March 2014;
Published online: 24 March 2014.
Edited by:Carlos Calhaz-Jorge, Hospital de Santa Maria, Portugal
Reviewed by:Frédéric Debiève, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Belgium
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*Correspondence: Jean-Bernard Dubuisson, Hôpital Cantonal de Fribourg, Chemin des Pensionnats, 1700 Fribourg, Switzerland e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org