Skip to main content

Table 1 Demographic characteristics of patients with PPP (n = 33)

From: Prophylactic temporary abdominal aortic balloon occlusion for patients with pernicious placenta previa: a retrospective study

GroupA(n = 17) GroupB(n = 16) P value
Age (years old) 32.82 ± 4.45 34.44 ± 4.79 0.323
BMI (kg/m2) 27.53 ± 2.69 27.60 ± 3.49 0.950
Pregnancy length (week) 36.82 ± 1.98 35.44 ± 2.34 0.075
Pregnancy (number) 3.24 ± 1.20 3.81 ± 1.24 0.217
Parity (number) 1.65 ± 0.49 1.94 ± 0.85 0.237
Prior Cesarean section (number) 1.06 ± 0.24 1.25 ± 0.58 0.234
Overall balloon occlusion time (min) 39.70 ± 58.08
Complete placenta previa 10 (58.8%) 3 (18.8%) 0.032*
Central placenta previa 5 (29.4%) 0 0.044*
Placenta implantation 13 (76.5%) 5 (31.3%) 0.015*
Preoperative vaginal bleeding 9 (52.9%) 8 (50%) 1.000
  1. PPP pernicious placenta previa
  2. BMI body mass index
  3. *p-value less than 0.05 was considered statistically significant