FREQUENCY OF INTRAUTERINE GROWTH RESTRICTION ASSOCIATED WITH HYPERTENSIVE DISORDERS OF PREGNANCY

JPUMHS;2023:13:04,107-112. http://doi.org/10.46536/jpumhs/2023/13.04.479

Authors

  • Chandnee Rehman 1, Muhammad Luqman2, Shahzada Fahad3.

Keywords:

hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, Pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, gestational hypertension, intrauterine growth restriction

Abstract

ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: To determine the frequency of intrauterine growth restriction associated with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy presenting to Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar MATERIALS AND METHODS: This cross-sectional study was carried out on 89 women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy between 11-07-2020 and 11-01-2021 to assess the frequency of IUGR at birth at the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar. RESULTS: Age ranged between 20-45 years. The mean age was 32.5±12.5 years. Age group was analyzed as 46(51.7%) mothers belongs to age group of 20-35 years, while 43(48.3%) belongs to age group of 35-45 years. Male neo born were 60(67.4%) while 29(32.6%) neo born were females. Family history of hypertension was noted in 29(32.6%), history of previous abortion in 27(30.3%) cases and history of previous Caesarian section (CS) noted in 16(18%) cases CONCLUSION: Women with gestational hypertension are more likely to suffer from IUGR. Research on larger sample sizes is needed to identify factors associated with IUGR before devising future research and prevention strategies.

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Published

2024-02-13

How to Cite

Chandnee Rehman 1, Muhammad Luqman2, Shahzada Fahad3. (2024). FREQUENCY OF INTRAUTERINE GROWTH RESTRICTION ASSOCIATED WITH HYPERTENSIVE DISORDERS OF PREGNANCY: JPUMHS;2023:13:04,107-112. http://doi.org/10.46536/jpumhs/2023/13.04.479. Journal of Peoples University of Medical &Amp; Health Sciences Nawabshah. (JPUMHS), 13(4), 107–111. Retrieved from https://publication.pumhs.edu.pk/index.php/ojs/article/view/878