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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research


WHEN FETUS COMMITES SUICIDE… A STUDY OF 110 CASES AT C U SHAH MEDICAL COLLEGE, SURENDRANAGAR GUJARAT


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Author Details: Mehul A Sangani, Manish R Pandya

Volume : 2

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2394-2754

Print ISSN : 2394-2746

Article First Page : 123

Article End Page : 126


Abstract

The death of a formed fetus is one of the most emotionally devastating events for parents and clinicians. It is psychological and emotional shock to parents when they know that their baby has suddenly died in utero.

Aims and Objectives: To know the causes of IUD and determine the risk factors and minimize the complications of IUD and maternal morbidity and mortality.
Method: A prospective study was done to study 110 cases of IUD. On admission, patient's detailed history was taken, examination, investigations and ultrasonography was done and the case was managed accordingly.
Results: A total 110 cases of IUD were studied over one year in our institute. Out of them 70 had not taken any antenatal visits, 96 patients were aged below 30 years, 11 patients were aged between 31 to 35 years and 3 patients above 35 years. 56 were primigravida, 40 were second gravida and 14 were multigravida. Of 28 cases causes were unknown, 18 cases had abruptions, 8 cases had PIH, 15 cases had preeclampsia, 11 cases had eclampsia, 12 had cord accidents, 3 had oligohydraminos, 2 had jaundice, 1 had rupture uterus and 8 patients had congenital anomaly. 28 patients delivered spontaneously, 75 delivered by induction of labor and 7 patients required caesarean section. 5 patients developed PPH and 7 patients developed DIC.

Doi No:-10.18231