Maria Hussain, Asifa Alia, Zunaira Bajwa, Muhammad Yaqoob

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Abstract

Aim: To determine DDI for emergency caesarean section in Doctors Trust Teaching Hospital and the effect of DDI on perinatal outcome.

Study design: Prospective study.

Setting: Emergency department, Doctor trust Teaching Hospital Sargodha.

Duration: February 2020 to July 2020.

Data collection: Three hundreds patients in emergency department of obstetrics were selected for caesarean section.

Results: Three hundreds caesarean operations in emergency between 37 and 42 weeks of gestation were done. The commonest indication was cephalo pelvic disproportion in labor i.e. 120 (40%) followed by fetal distress i.e. 86(28.7%). The difference of mean DDI indication was statistically significant (p<0.05). There was no significant difference between DDI and perinatal outcome.

Conclusion: There was no significant difference between DDI and perinatal outcome.

Keywords: Perinatal Outcome, Caesarean, section, DDI



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