Cord prolapse is defined as the presence of cord below the presenting part with ruptured membranes. It is a clinical diagnosis, the main aim is immediate delivery to improve perinatal outcome.
Aims and objectives
1. Study of prevalence of cord prolapse
2. Study of predisposing factors of cord prolapse.
3. Study perinatal outcome in patients with cord prolapse.
It was a retrospective study carried over a period of one year in department of gynae and obstetrics skims soura. Prevalence of cord prolapse was 0.6% in our study. It was more in multi paras, in age group of 30-40 year, and in those with Mal presentations. Mode of delivery was more by lscs. Fetal outcome was 63.33%live births and 36.67% fetal deaths. Neonatal asphyxia was 56.6% among those born alive.
Conclusion: Cord prolapse is associated with severe fetal consequences that can be reduced by quick diagnosis and prompt management.