Volume : VII, Issue : XII, December - 2017

A STUDY ON CONGENITAL MALFORMATIONS IN FETUSES BASED ON MATERNAL PARITY

Dr. V. Sailaja, Dr. D. Sudhakar Babu, Dr. M. Padmavathi

Abstract :

 Aims and Objectives: Assess the association of the various congenital malformations based on birth order of the fetus  & to analyse the factors responsible.

Materials and Methods: Foetuses of pregnant women attending government hospitals in Hyderabad during the a period of one year from October 2011 to September 2012.They were screened through ultrasonographic evaluation in the second trimester (12wks to 28wks) for congenital anomalies Results:The congenital anomalies are seen more affecting primi parous women in our study

Conclusion: congenital anomalies are more commonly seen in primiparous women & to prevent them more focus should be laid on maternal education, pre–marital councelling,antenatal care, supplementation with folic acid, prenatal ultrasonography & genetic studies in at–risk individuals.

Article: Download PDF   DOI : 10.36106/ijar  

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Dr.V.Sailaja, Dr.D.Sudhakar Babu, Dr.M.Padmavathi, A STUDY ON CONGENITAL MALFORMATIONS IN FETUSES BASED ON MATERNAL PARITY, INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH : Volume-7 | Issue-12 | December-2017


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