A Clinical Study of 350 Oligohydromnios Cases in a Tertiary Care Centre

Suman Meena
2017 Journal of Medical Science And clinical Research  
oligohydromnnios is defined as reduction in amniotic fluid volume or AFI <5cm. For maternal and fetal health oligohydromnios has become a threatening condition. With the aim of highlighting the condition of oligohydromnios in our institute. This retrospective study including 350 term pregnancy cases were taken who had undergone caesarian section with the indication of oligohydromnios. Maternal condition like the hypertension, premature rupture of membranes, postdated pregnancies, age and parity
more » ... were seen and fetal condition in term of the fetal weight, presence of the meconium stained liquor and status of the baby at term whether alive or dead were noted. In results we found 95% of patients were in the age group of 20-30 years and 62% of them were primigravida. 74% of cases were idiopathic where no cause could be found followed by the postdated pregnancies (11.7%) and Pregnancy induced hypertension (). Fetal distress was present in 39.4%, meconium stained liquor was seen in 28% of cases. 75% of the babies were of the average weight, while only 24% were underweight. All of these babies were alive at birth. With this study will concluded that adverse fetal outcome is associated with oligohydromnios.
doi:10.18535/jmscr/v5i7.164 fatcat:xl4f2zdp5zcp3ajwk2li5zbip4