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Study of maternal and fetal outcomes in severe preeclampsia and eclampsia at a tertiary care hospital in Punjab

Dr Suparna Grover, Dr Ajay Chhabra

  Abstract :

Introduction: Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are globally a threat to maternal and fetal outcomes. Despite massive efforts worldwide, these disorders continue to be a major adverse influence on the health goals especially in developing countries. Our study aims to measure the impact of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in its most severe form on maternal and fetal outcomes in our region along with the important prognostic factors.Aims and objectives: To study the maternal and fetal outcome in cases of severe pre-eclampsia and to evaluate the risk factors and complications associated with adverse outcomes.Materials and method: Indoor records of pregnant females at more than 20 weeks gestation with preeclampsia with severe features (as defined by the ACOG practice bulletin 222) admitted over a period of one year in a unit of Obstetrics at Government Medical College, Amritsar were studied and results were statistically analysed.Results: The incidence of hypertension in pregnancy was 11.85 % while that of severe preeclampsia was 6.14%. 57.94% of these women were primigravidas and 80.16% of the women with severe preeclampsia/eclampsia were in the age group 20-29 years.Severe preeclampsia and eclampsia contributed to 43.75% of maternal deaths (OR 8.8, p value = 0.0001) and there was increased incidence of stillbirth (OR 10.03, p value


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STUDY OF MATERNAL AND FETAL OUTCOMES IN SEVERE PREECLAMPSIA AND ECLAMPSIA AT A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL IN PUNJAB, Dr Suparna Grover, Dr Ajay Chhabra, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCES IN GYNAECOLOGY : Volume-6 | Issue-1 | March-2022

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