Aim: To determine
frequency of intrauterine growth restriction in gestational hypertension at
tertiary care hospital.
Study Design: cross-sectional study.
Duration of study: Department of Gynae / obs Peoples
Medical University & Hospital Nawabshah, during Jan 2016 to June 2017
133 patients were included in this study. .All the multiparous women presented
with pregnancy induced hypertension were included in this study and were
assessed by ultrasound examination. After taking detail history, proforma were
average age of the patients was 30.95±3.64 years. Frequency of IUGR in
gestational hypertension was found in
We conclude that pregnancy induced
hypertension plays a significant role in IUGR. Unluckily no treatment is
available to prevent and reverse the pathophysiologic events associated with
pre-eclampsia, and also no effective treatment of intrauterine growth
restriction is currently available. Hence early recognition of high risk women
having pre-eclampsia and providing intensive antenatal care will be beneficial.
fetal growth restriction, Pregnancy induced hypertension, pre-eclampsia.