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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

2020, Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part E

A study on maternal and perinatal outcome of abruptio placentae in a tertiary Centre
Author(s): Nikita Gandotra, Preeti Sharma and Neha Mahajan
Abstract: Background: Placental abruption refers to partial or complete separation of the placenta prior to delivery of the fetus.
Methods: It was a retrospective study carried out between March 2019 and March 2020 at SMGS Hospital Jammu in which case records of all cases of abruption were analyzed.
Results: Incidence of Abruptio placenta in our study was 2.33. It was most common in the women of age group 20-25yrs. 45.9% of cases were associated hypertensive disorders in pregnancy. Live births were 68.9% while stillbirths were 31.1%. PPH occurred in 20.2% of cases. DIC accounts for 15% of the maternal complications. Birth asphyxia, hyperbilirubinemia and neonatal sepsis were commonest complications in our study.
Conclusion: Abruptio placentae is associated with poor maternal and fetal outcome. Hence early diagnosis and prompt resuscitative measures would prevent both perinatal and maternal mortality and morbidity.
Pages: 258-261 | 434 Views | 291 Downloads
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How to cite this article:
Nikita Gandotra, Preeti Sharma, Neha Mahajan. A study on maternal and perinatal outcome of abruptio placentae in a tertiary Centre. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2020;4(4):258-261. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2020.v4.i4e.652
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology