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American Journal of Public Health Research. 2015, 3(5A), 105-108
DOI: 10.12691/ajphr-3-5A-23
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Fetal Outcome in Isolated Oligohydraminos: A Prospective Study

Sangeeta Devi Gurung1, , Junu Shrestha1 and Aashika Shrestha1

1Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Manipal College of Medical Science, Pokhara

Pub. Date: October 28, 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Health Scenario 2015; Millennium Development Goals)

Cite this paper:
Sangeeta Devi Gurung, Junu Shrestha and Aashika Shrestha. Fetal Outcome in Isolated Oligohydraminos: A Prospective Study. American Journal of Public Health Research. 2015; 3(5A):105-108. doi: 10.12691/ajphr-3-5A-23

Abstract

Amniotic Fluid is essential for the growth and development of the growing fetus. It is maximum at around thirty seven weeks of pregnancy and then gradually decreases. Decrease in the amniotic fluid is associated with maternal obstetric complication like PIH, IUGR and increases the risk of fetal morbidity and mortality. This is a prospective study carried out in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Manipal Teaching Hospital, Pokhara, Nepal. Sixty women with isolated oligohydraminos beyond 34 weeks of gestation were included in the study. In this study, meconium stained liquor, non reassuring heart rate and the rate of cesarean section was observed to be high in isolated oligohydraminos but however, there was no NICU admission and neonatal mortality in this study.

Keywords:
Isolated Oligohydraminos Amniotic Fluid Index Fetal Outcome

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