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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and its effect on the placenta in Indian women

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Author Details : Pratibha Lambodari, B.N. Seal, Madhumita Mukhopadhayay

Volume : 5, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 239-241

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Objective: The main objective of the present study is to grossly examine the placenta of normotensive and hypertensive pregnancies.
Study Design: A prospective case-control observational study designed was used in current study.
Materials and Method: The Present study was conducted in total 200 inpatients in the Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Institute of postgraduate medical education and research with associated S.S.K.M. Hospital Kolkata city in West Bengal, India.
Statistical Analysis: Descriptive, chi-square test and Fisher exact test applied on data analyses.
Result: Finding of the result in current study indicated that the number of preterm delivered cases belonged to hypertensive group the chi-square test is significant and the p-value is 0.032.
Conclusion: The present study concluded that the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy adversely influence the morphology of the placenta. The study reveals that the placental weight and fetal weight are significantly less in hypertensive group than the normotensive group.

Keyword: Normotensive, Hypertensive and Pregnancies.

Doi : 10.18231/2394-2754.2018.0053

How to cite : Lambodari P, Seal B, Mukhopadhayay M, Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and its effect on the placenta in Indian women. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2018;5(2):239-241

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