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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 11, Issue 3, July 2014 pp 316-319

Research Article

Maternal and perinatal outcome in twin pregnancy- a hospital based study

S. K. Sridhara1, Chaitanya Krishna Murthy2, Mahalakshmi Chitragar3

(1Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology} {2Tutor, 3PG, Department of Anatomy}

Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hassan 573201, Karnataka, INDIA.



Multiple pregnancies are a high risk pregnancy deserving institutional delivery. Twin pregnancies constitute less than 1% of all births yet are responsible for high perinatal mortality and morbidity. The study is carried out to assess maternal complications and perinatal outcome in twin pregnancy. The study is correlated in terms of maternal age, foetal presentations, percentage of PIH, anaemia, postpartum complications, cause of death in twin pregnancies.