Improved neonatal outcome of vasa previa with aggressive intrapartum management. A report of two cases

J Reprod Med. 1995 Apr;40(4):327-32.


Two cases of vasa previa ended with neonatal survival as a result of aggressive intrapartum management. The etiology and pathophysiology of vasa previa are reviewed. The current status of prospective diagnosis is presented, as are the essentials of successful neonatal management of this condition.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male
  • Obstetric Labor Complications / therapy*
  • Placenta / abnormalities*
  • Placenta / blood supply
  • Pregnancy
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Umbilical Arteries
  • Umbilical Cord / abnormalities*
  • Umbilical Veins