OLIGOHYDRAMNIOS IN PREGNANCY

Dr. Hemalatha

Abstract


To assess whether oligohydramnios is associated with adverse pregnancy outcome and to compare the pregnancy outcome in this
study group with a control group and determine the difference in outcome between the two groups.
METHOD :
This was a prospective study done over a period of 1 year. A total of 100 patients of gestational age >37 weeks were studied of
which 50 had a AFI<5 and other 50 had a AFI>5 and were allocated to the control group .There was no other maternal or fetal
complications.
RESULT:
The incidence of caesarean section and IUGR was high in study group when compared to control group
CONCLUSION:
Isolated oligohydramnios in the absence of any other maternal or fetal complications is not found to adversely affect the fetal
outcome.


Keywords


oligohydramnios Oligohydramnios genitourinary

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