Title: A study on Maternal and fetal outcomes of preterm premature rupture of membrane in Tertiary Medical College Bangladesh
Authors: Dr Fahmida Sultana, Dr Anuradha Karmokar
Introduction: To be a mother, a woman must have a happy outcome of her pregnancy, both for the fetus and herself. Many factors influence the outcome of a pregnancy, and premature rupture of membrane (PROM) is one of them.
Objective: In this study our main goal is to estimate the maternal and fetal outcomes of premature rupture of membrane in Bangladesh.
Method: This cross-sectional descriptive type study was carried out from April 2016 to April 2018 at Tertiary Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh where after admission, full history including duration of pregnancy, time and onset of rupture of membranes, past history of rupture of membranes, past obstetric history was taken and data were entered into computer and statistical analyses was done.
Results: In the study majority of the women came from lower middle and poor class of the society where PPROM was more common among multiparous women. 28-30% neonates suffered from neonatal asphyxia. Chorioamnionitis was common in maternal outcome which was 20.5% in 32-34 gestational age.
Conclusion: PPROM was malnutrition and poverty related disease and for management. extra awareness is needed.
Keyword: Premature rupture of membrane (PROM), Neonatal asphyxia, Chorioamnionitis.