Placenta accreta month: Novel approach to life-threatening pregnancy condition allows woman to have “miracle child” after loss

October 26, 2020

Dr. Papanna- Accreta

October is Accreta Awareness Month with a focus on placenta accreta. Margarita Saavedra was referred to UT Physicians maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) specialist Ramesh Papanna, MD, MPH, for an advanced ultrasound after the technician noticed a brain disorder in the baby during a previous routine ultrasound. UT Physicians is the clinical practice of McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

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Baha Sibai, MD

Baha Sibai, MD, whose expertise in maternal-fetal medicine played a major role in Saavedra being able to have another child after having accreta. (Photo credit: UTHealth)