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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2019, Vol. 3, Issue 4, Part C

A study of 100 cases of breech pregnancy at A tertiary centre
Author(s): Dr. Shazia Nisar and Dr. Shahzada Shahid Bashir Banday
Abstract:
Introduction: Breech pregnancy refers to the condition where podalic pole over lies pelvic brim. It constitutes 3%of all pregnancies. It is of two types complete and incomplete. It is more in multigravidas. Most common cause of breech is prematurity. Incidence of breech before 28 weeks is 7% and 1-3% at term.
Methodology: This is a prospective study in our hospital over a period of one year July 2017-sep 2019
Results: Incidence of breech in our study was 3.4%.
Breech was more in multigravidas, most common cause of breech was prematurity. Most common type of breech in our study was complete breech. Main mode of delivery was LSCS.
Fetal complications in our study was low birth weight babies .followed by prematurity.
Conclusion: Breech pregnancy is considered as high risk pregnancy, but it can be reduced if antenatal cases are properly registered and planned mode of delivery instituted for them.
Pages: 171-173 | 763 Views | 131 Downloads
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Shazia Nisar, Dr. Shahzada Shahid Bashir Banday. A study of 100 cases of breech pregnancy at A tertiary centre. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2019;3(4):171-173. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2019.v3.i4c.310
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology