Effect of Thrombocytopenia on Age and Method of Delivery among Pregnant Women in Late Trimester

Shazia Awan, Shazia Rani, Saira Dars, Madiha Abbassi, Naheed Parveen, Raheel Sikandar
2021 Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences  
Aim: To evaluate the effect of thrombocytopenia in pregnant women. Study design: Descriptive cross-sectional hospital based study Place and duration of study: Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Liaquat University of Medical and Health Science Jamshoro from 1st June 2018 to 31st June 2019. Methodology: One hundred and seventy-six patients were observed. Women with pre-eclampsia, platelets less than 50X1010, singleton pregnancy and pregnancy greater than 32 weeks were included. Results: Most
more » ... of the participants 91(51.9%) were 26 to 30 years with mean age was 30.71±4.45 years. Gestational duration in last trimester was 50(28.4%), 98(55.7%) and 28 (15.9%) of 28 to 32 Weeks, 32 to 36 Weeks and greater than 36 weeks respectively. Mean gestational duration was 35.11±2.3 Weeks. Seventy-one were falling in range of platelets of 30x1010 to 40x1010 (40.3%). Others were 46 (26.1%) of >40x1010, 43(24.4%) of 20x10-30x1010 and 16(9.1%) of 10x10-20x1010. One hundred and 41(80.1%) had vaginal deliveries and 35(19.9%) had lower segment caesarean section deliveries. Conclusion: The young participants of thrombocytopenia were more prevalent than old age participants. Keywords: Gestational thrombocytopenia, Platelet count, Pregnancy
doi:10.53350/pjmhs21155977 fatcat:my3qmnm2vzdqzdsmio6da5g4jy