Reviewers: Mandolin Ziadie, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 13 November 2011, last major update November 2011
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● The covering of Wharton’s jelly is lost before insertion into the disc, leaving the umbilical artery and vein unprotected and at risk for trauma / hemorrhage
End of Placenta > Umbilical cord > Furcate insertion
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