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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 355-358

Review Article

Study of perinatal outcome in relation to APH

Kalavati Girdharilal Jaju1, A P Kulkarni2, Shivprasad Kachrulal Mundada3

1Assistant Professor, Department of OBGY, MIMSR Medical College, Latur, Maharashtra, INDIA.

2Ex. Professor, Government Medical College, Miraj, Sangali, Maharashtra, INDIA.

3Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Government Medical College, Latur, Maharashtra, INDIA.



Introduction: Hemorrhage is a life threatening event right from conception till the end of puerperium and hence obstetrics has been aptly honoured to be bloody business. Amongst many of the causes of antepartum haemorrhage abruptio placentae and placenta previa head the list of the causes endangering the life of the mothers a great deal of risk to the fetus giving rise to high unfavorable perinatal outcome. Aims and Objective: to study the various outcome of pregnancy in relation to type of APH. Materials and Method: Present prospective study was conducted among the pregnant attending ANC OPD. Cases of antepartum hemorrhage were identified and followed up to the delivery. Result: Total 66 cases of APH were diagnosed. Out of them 45 were of abruption placentae and 14 were of placenta prevea. Perinatal mortality was observed in 50% cases. Maximum cases of perinatal mortality were observed in concealed type of abruption placentae and II post, III, IV 0f placenta prevea. Conclusion: outcome of antepartum hemorrhage in the present study was high perinatal mortality (50%). Most common outcome was still birth.