Oligohydramnios as a predictor of perinatal and neonatal outcome at a tertiary care centre of Western India

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Author Details : Nilesh T Shah, Shivendra Varshney, Umang Patel*, Sheila Aiyer

Volume : 7, Issue : 1, Year : 2021

Article Page : 36-40


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Background: Substantial number of mothers with decreased amniotic fluid volume Index deliver at our hospital. This study was undertaken with an aim to study the Perinatal-Neonatal outcome in mothers having Severe Oligohydramnios.
Materials and Methods: Prospective Case-Control study carried from April 2016 to November, 2016. In our study, a total of 236 cases and controls were enrolled, out of which 24 were lost to follow up.
Results: There was higher percentage of LSCS as compared to the controls, weight in cases were significantly lower than those of controls, there were more discharged newborns in Controls as compared to Cases, there was higher percentage of Functional Renal morbidities (30.47%) as compared to the controls. 
Conclusions: There was significant difference Neonatal Outcome of Pregnancy with Oligohydramnios with Neonatal Outcome of Gestationally matched Pregnancy with Normal Amniotic Fluid volume. No significant difference found Perinatal-Neonatal Outcome of Pregnancy with Isolated Oligohydramnios and those associated with other Maternal Morbidities.

Keywords: Oligohydramnios, Fetus, Perinatal, Neonatal outcome.

How to cite : Shah N T, Varshney S , Patel U , Aiyer S , Oligohydramnios as a predictor of perinatal and neonatal outcome at a tertiary care centre of Western India. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2021;7(1):36-40

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Article History

Received : 08-02-2021

Accepted : 26-02-2021

Available online : 25-03-2021

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