JOURNAL OF EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE AND HEALTHCARE

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2018 Month : October Volume : 5 Issue : 41 Page : 2922-2926

ROLE OF ANTEPARTUM AMNIOINFUSION IN SEVERE OLIGOAMNIOS

Aruna Ratikrinda1, Saroja Adapa2

Corresponding Author:
Dr. Saroja Adapa,
H. No. 6-3-1216/4, Flat No. 102,
Priyanka Apartment, Mathodist Colony,
Begumpet- 16, Hyderabad, Telangana.
E-mail: dr.adapasaroja@gmail.com
DOI: 10.18410/jebmh/2018/597

ABSTRACT
BACKGROUND
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of antepartum transabdominal amnioinfusion in cases of severe oligoamnios and to prolong the pregnancy to improve the foetal prognosis.

MATERIALS AND METHODS
The study comprised of a prospective analysis of 100 pregnant women with oligoamnios in which study and control group consists of 50 patients in each group. Transabdominal amnioinfusion is performed in the study group.

RESULTS
In study group, improvement in the biophysical score, APGAR score, and perinatal outcome are noted. Intrapartum complications reduced. The incidence of operative intervention is decreased.

CONCLUSION
Antepartum transabdominal amnioinfusion is of great help to a patient with severe oligoamnios as it reduces the neonatal morbidity and mortality.

KEYWORDS
Transabdominal Amnioinfusion, Oligoamnios, AFI, IUGR.