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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 5, Part C

Study of prevalence of pregnancy induced hypertension in pregnancy
Author(s): Dr. Vyakaranam Hema, Dr. Sirineni Yamuna, Dr. Kasam Ujwala, Dr. Kushanapalli Anusha and Dr. Mayuri Mood
Abstract: Background: Pregnancy induced hypertension is a common medical disorder associated with pregnancy. Though it is on the decline, it is still a public health problem.
Aim of the study: To study prevalence of gestational hypertension in pregnancy in Cure Well Hospital, Srinivas Colony,Warangal, Telangana.
Materials and methods: This was a prospective study done on 70 cases with hypertensive disorders in pregnancy for a period of nine months in the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecologyat Cure Well Hospital, Srinivas Colony,Warangal, Telangana.
Results: Among hypertensive disorders during pregnancy, gestational hypertension ie, 61.7% was most common followed by pre-eclampsia 30%, chronic hypertension constituted 5.7% (04/70) and pre-eclampsia superimposed on chronic hypertension occupied 2.8% (02/70). The highest number of patients with Gestational hypertension and Preeclampsia-eclampsia were found in the age group of 23-27 years.
Conclusion: The prevalence of pregnancy induced hypertension among women attending delivery service were 8.3%. It is more prevalent in younger age groups and is associated with multiple complications in the mother and baby. Early diagnosis and treatment through regular antenatal check-up helps to prevent PIH and its complications.
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Dr. Vyakaranam Hema, Dr. Sirineni Yamuna, Dr. Kasam Ujwala, Dr. Kushanapalli Anusha, Dr. Mayuri Mood. Study of prevalence of pregnancy induced hypertension in pregnancy. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2020;4(5):148-151. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2020.v4.i5c.695
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology