RH NEGATIVE PREGNANCY: MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOME IN BUNDELKHAND REGION
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Sippy Agarwal, Seema Seema, Sanjaya Sharma, Vidya Chaudhary, Shashi Bala, Umesh Umesh
2016 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
Incidence of Rh negative pregnancy in Western countries is 15%, but in India it varies from 3% to 5.7%. It is a high risk pregnancy, as it may cause antigen-antibody reaction and haemolysis. It can lead to perinatal loss of 1 to 2.5%. AIMS AND OBJECTIVE To assess maternal and perinatal outcome among Rh negative pregnancies. RESULTS In the present study among 125 patients, 52.8% patients were vaginally delivered and 47.2% were delivered through LSCS. Among 125 patients 14.4% were early preterm
more » ... ere early preterm birth, 19.2% were late preterm birth, 59.2% were term birth and 2.4% were post term birth. Perinatal outcome in 125 patients was 89.6% were healthy, NICU admission were 4.8%, IUD were 3.2% and 2.4% were NND. The conventional treatment measures are appropriate hydration, phototherapy and exchange transfusion. CONCLUSION Rh haemolytic disease of the new-born forms common and preventable cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity. Anti-D IgG administration and proper fetal and neonatal monitoring when required decreases the burden of disease.
doi:10.14260/jemds/2016/1171 fatcat:gn7s2qr2yjh6vmgyvsaqbd2lgu