Assessment of twin pregnancies- A clinical study
Keywords:Anemia, twin pregnancy, preterm labour
Background:Multiple births are much more common today than in the past. Throughout the world, the prevalence of twin pregnancies varies from approximately 2-20 /1000 live births. The present study was conducted to assess twin pregnancies.Materials & Methods: 102 cases of twin pregnancies underwent USG examination performed with Toshiba machine. Factors such as mode of delivery and antepartum maternal complications were recorded.Results: Mode of delivery was vaginal in 40, LSCS in 54 and instrumental in 8 cases. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Maternal complications comprised of PPROM in 7, GDM in 12, GHTN in 16, Oligohydraminios in 6, preterm labour in 34 and anemia in 58. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Conclusion: Most common maternal complications wereGHTN, preterm labour and anemia.
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