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malpresentation

[¦mal‚prē·zən′tā·shən]
(medicine)
Abnormal position of the child at birth, making normal delivery difficult or impossible.
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A retrospective study of malpresentation was conducted in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department for a period of 5 years from 1st January 2012 to 31st December 2016 at MGMMCH, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand.
Self-Ratings of most important maternal reasons in decision making for CS delivery # Reason n % 1 Hypertensive disorders 34 60% 2 Abnormal labor pattern or arrest in progress of labor 31 54% 3 Previous cesarean section 19 33% 4 Cephalopelvic disproportion 19 33% 5 Maternal request 18 32% 6 Maternal complications 12 21% 7 Malpresentation of Fetus 12 21% 8 Diabetes mellitus 11 19% 9 Abnormal fetal well-being parameters 11 19% 10 Fetal macrosomia 6 11% Other causes 46 81% Missing 5 9% Total 57 100% Table 3.
Offering External cephalic version (ECV) to patients with breech presentation at 37 weeks of gestation who fulfil the criteria to deliver vaginally is another way to decrease the CS performed for malpresentation.
Dystocia in sheep can be a resultant of poor maternal conformation, oversized fetus, fetal malpresentation, partial or complete uterine torsion, ring womb and ectopic pregnancy (Hindson and Winter, 2007).
2 Woman who delivered their first child by caesarean delivery has increased risks for malpresentation placenta previa antepartum hemorrhage placenta accrete prolong labour emergency caesarean uterine rupture preterm birth low birth weight small for gestation age and stillbirth in their second delivery.
iii) cephalic, breech presentation or other malpresentation
These conditions are associated with spontaneous abortion (24%) in the first trimester, ectopic pregnancy (3%), fetal malpresentation (23%), high cesarean delivery rate (27.
no complications 69% placenta praevia 4% malpresentation of the head 16% vertex presentation 1,40% bleeding 4,90% cracks of cervix and vagina 0,70% fetal head high straight bit 1,40% weakening of uterine contraction 1,40% preeclampsia 0,70% haematoma 0,70% Note: Table made from bar graph.
The group of women studied were primiparous with no fetopelvic disproportion, no fetal malposition or malpresentation, no multiple pregnancy, and none treated with heavy sedation, oxytocin, or operative intervention; uterine contractions are regular and of adequate intensity, all had a normal pelvis and were at term with a vertex presentation and delivered averaged sized infants.
These women are also at greater risk of intrapartum complications related to macrosomia such as shoulder dystocia, malpresentation, haemorrhage and 4th degree perineal laceration.
Trauma or injury to the abdomen from an accident or fall, malpresentation of the baby and multiple pregnancies are some of the reasons for placental abruption," says Dr Madhu Roy, senior consultant gynaecologist, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital.
OB/Gyn colleagues had warned me of possible difficulties with a malpresentation, so I worried about damaging the fetus in some way by accidentally poking an eye, pulling too hard on the neck, and so forth Again, I continued to be focused on the idea of a "good outcome"; what could possibly define a successful outcome for this woman and her family?