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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research


MATERNAL RISK FACTORS FOR PERINATAL MORTALITY


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Author Details : Manisha Behal, Rajeev Vinayak

Volume : 2, Issue : 2, Year : 2015

Article Page : 92-96


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Abstract

Objective: This prospective clinical study was designed on maternal risk factors for perinatal mortality.
Material and Methods: This is cross sectional study conducted in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynae and Department of Pediatrics, Goldfield Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Village Chhainsa, Faridabad, Haryana, during the period from 1st July 2012 – 30th June 2014. Here study population were all fresh & macerated stillborn & early neonatal death cases during the study period. For convenience total 100 cases were studied for this study during the study period.
Results: During this period 8202 deliveries were done & there were 678 perinatal deaths. From this study it was revealed that most important maternal risk factor for perinatal mortality was pre-eclampsia, eclampsia and obstructed labour.

Conclusion: Perinatal mortality rate serves as the most sensitive index of maternal and neonatal care.

How to cite : Behal M, Vinayak R, MATERNAL RISK FACTORS FOR PERINATAL MORTALITY. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2015;2(2):92-96

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