hydramnios


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Related to hydramnios: oligohydramnios, polyhydramnios

hydramnios

[hī′dram·nē‚äs]
(medicine)
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of Cases Percentage Cervical incompetence 11 11% Malpresentations 6 6% H/o previous PROM 8 8% H/o previous Preterm 9 9% Hydramnios 4 4% UTI 6 6% Twins 4 4% Previous D and C 12 12% Recent coitus 7 7% No risk factors 33 33% Total 100 100% Table 3: Duration of PROM Duration of PROM [hrs.
Prostaglandin inhibitors may be the preferred choice of tocolytics if hydramnios is suspected in conjunction with preterm labor.
We had similar concerns regarding several maternal medical conditions including eclampsia, hydramnios, hypertension during pregnancy, and uterine bleeding, despite their being strong risk factors for infant birth weight.
Hydramnios, preeclampsia, low-lying placenta, abruptio placentae, multifetal gestations, fetal macrosomia, and shoulder dystocia are all associated with APE, as are both pre- and postterm labor.
Patients with known LMP(last mestrual period), viable singleton pregnancy and in second and third trimester of gestation were included in the study whereas patients havingtwin pregnancy,history of previous IUGR or adverse fetal outcome, coexistent palcental pathology, uterine or adnexal mass, PIH, polyhydramnios or oligo hydramnios, history of immune or non immune hydrops and gestational age of > 40 weeks were excluded from the study.
Exclusion criteria included patients with medical disorder complicating pregnancy like epilepsy, psychotic illness, patients with previous caesarean section, patients with any other obstetric complications like twin pregnancy, hydramnios, preterm labour and severe PIH, CPD (borderline CPD), those on anti-allergic drug and anti-hypertensives, known glaucoma.
Evidence for abnormal middle cerebral artery values in patients with idiopathic hydramnios.
Infection, cervical incompetence, trauma, APH, hydramnios, multiple gestation and coitus in pregnancy contribute to PROM.
Complications were in the form of PIH, PET, eclampsia, anemia, placenta previa, Rh-ve pregnancy, hydramnios, oligohydramnios.
If the weight ratio of acardiac twin to the weight ratio of donor fetus was >70%, the incidence of preterm delivery was 90%, hydramnios was 40%, congestive cardiac failure was 30% and if the ratio was <70% the incidence was 75%, 30%, 10% respectively.
Poly hydramnios is usually present and its severity increases in proximal obstruction.