Abstract

MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOME IN PREECLAMPSIA

Author(s): Vidya Ravi1, K. Padma Sarathi Raja2, Bama S. Ramesh3

AIM
To study the outcome of preeclampsia in relation to age, parity, unregistered or registered. To study the incidences of various maternal and foetal complications of preeclampsia.
MATERIAL AND METHODS
This is a prospective observational study done from August 2013 to August 2015 at K.A.P.V.G. Medical College & M.G.M. Government Hospital, Trichy. Various data analysed regarding age, parity, gestational age at the time of delivery, HELLP, abruption, preterm, IUGR, APGAR Score.
RESULTS
Out of 100 cases, 32 cases were severe, 68 cases were of mild preeclampsia. In our study, 9% cases were unbooked and 91% were booked. Unbooked cases had more complications than booked cases. Out of 100 patients, 8% had antepartum eclampsia, 3% had intrapartum eclampsia, 4% had postpartum eclampsia. In this study, 15% cases developed HELLP. 20% babies developed IUGR, 3% died in utero, and 7% died in neonatal period.
CONCLUSION
Morbidity and mortality of pre-eclamptic mother and the neonate is considerably reduced with evidence based practice and setting up of protocol based management.