LifeCell’s Placenta-Scope includes a thorough macroscopic & microscopic analysis of the placenta in order to determine the exact aetiology for an adverse perinatal event. Placenta-Scope helps detect fetal, maternal or placental issues which could have been responsible for the adverse perinatal event. It, therefore, helps parents take the right precautions to avoid recurrence of such an event & also, avoid additional costly medical
Booking The Test
Doctor places an order for the test
The sample is collected and shipped to the lab
Testing and analysis are carried out
Reports are shared within 7 working days
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Please note that Placental Histopathology can only be ordered by a physician. They would also be the only person to receive your results and will pass them along to you. If you are unable to find a physician, contact us on 1800-266-5533 & we will organise one for you at no additional cost.
As per the guidelines defined by the Royal College of Pathologists, a placental examination is deemed essential or desirable for the following conditions:
LifeCell Diagnostics always endures providing a clear and succinct report to help clinicians make an accurate diagnosis. The structure & format of a Placenta-Scope report is in line with the recommendations made by the Amsterdam Placental Workshop Group Consensus. A sample report is provided below.
1)Pathology of the Placenta: A practical guide, (1st edition, 2019)
2)Tissue pathway for histopathological examination of the placenta, 7 July 2017, Dr Phillip Cox, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Dr Clair Evans, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow.
3)Sampling and Definitions of Placental Lesions, Amsterdam Placental Workshop Group Consensus Statement, T. Yee Khong, MD; et al., May 2016. A