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A Clinical Study of maternal and fetal Outcomes in Cases of Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes
Introduction: reterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM) occurs in 3% of pregnancies and is responsible for approximately one third of all preterm births .The incidence of preterm premature rupture of membrane averages from 0.7 to 2.1% and accounts for about 20 to40% cases of PROM before 37 weeks of gestation.Aim and objectives: To study maternal and perinatal outcome in patients with preterm premature rupture of membranesMaterial and methods: The present study on Maternal and Perinatal outcome in cases of preterm premature rupture of membranes (pPROM) was conducted in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MGM Medical college, Kishanganj, BiharResult : 44% women were admitted to hospital within 6 to 11 hours of PROM. 34% women were admitted within 5 hours of PPROM. Furthermore, 46.7% of women were admitted within 24-47 hours of PPROM. Therefore, it can be interpreted that majority of the women were admitted to hospital at the earliest of PPROM.
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