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Outcome of Umbilical Cord Prolapse in A Tertiary Health Centre in Northwestern Nigeria
Gynecology & Reproductive Health
Umbilical cord prolapse (UCP) is the presence of a loop of umbilical cord below the presenting part with ruptured membranes which is an obstetric emergency associated with increased fetal morbidity and mortality and also maternal morbidity. Objectives: The aim was to determine the incidence; risk factors and complications of umbilical cord prolapse. Results: There were 48 cases of UCP and 29,743 deliveries. The incidence of UCP was 0.16% of the deliveries. Among the cases, 83.3% had emergencydoi:10.33425/2639-9342.1124 fatcat:srzitfffezbz7j55eamqjssqpy