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With technology advancing, a further need arose for doctors and midwives to refer their patients to a trusted professional institute, where they can get key results that will enable them to manage their patient's pregnancy and make important decisions to ensure the best possible outcome in each case.

The Appearance of Placenta

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The appearance of the Placenta is very important throughout pregnancy. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be indicated if there is a suspicion of an abnormality.

An abnormally increased placental thickness is associated with increased risk of placental insufficiencies such as fetal macrosomia, fetal hydrops, TORCH infections or maternal conditions such as diabetes or anaemia.

An abnormally decreased placental thickness is associated with pre-eclampsia or Intra-uterine growth restriction (IUGR).

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