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What does this mean??????????

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TONKA_14
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8/3/06 11:21 A

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PLACENTA GRADING (GRANNUM CLASSIFICATION)

This is part of what they do with each US and a way to estimate if your size and dates match.

Grade 0: Placental body is homogeneous. The amniochorionic plate is even throughout. Late 1st trimester-early 2nd trimester

Grade I : Placental body shows a few echogenic densities ranging from 2-4 mm in diameter. Chorionic plate shows small indentations. Mid 2nd trimester –early 3rd trimester (~18-29 wks).

Grade II : Chorionic plate shows marked indentations,creating comma-like densities which extend into the placental substance but do not reach the basal plate. The echogenic densities within the placental also increase in size and number. The basal layer comes punctuated with linear echoes which are enlarged with their long axis parallel to the basal layer. Late 3rd trimester (~30 wks to delivery)

Grade III : Complete indentations of chorionic plate through to the basilar plate creating “cotyledons” (portions of placenta separated by the indentations) . 39 wks – post dates

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STARS00
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8/3/06 11:19 A

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its the maturity of your placenta. This is absolutely normal! A placenta grade II (Grannum's System) or Intermediate grade (Kazzi's System) is completely normal anytime after the 1st trimester.

Im not a doctor so dont qoute me on it! But im pretty confident! Good luck!

Edited by: STARS00 at: 8/3/2006 (11:20)

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8/3/06 10:44 A

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In my US report it is mentioned that my Placenta is Grade 2 maturity. Anybody has any clue what does this mean.



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