Medical Disorders of Pregnancy among Inpatients at a Tertiary Level Hospital

Authors

  • Gehanath Baral Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3319-5516
  • Rijuta Joshi Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital
  • Preksha Subba Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital
  • Shreeshiya Pokhrel Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital
  • Sunita KC Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital
  • Zahiya A Baree Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital

Keywords:

hypertension, medical disorder, Paropakar, pregnancy

Abstract

Aims: The aim of the study was to determine the pattern of medical disorders in admitted pregnant women.

Methods: A descriptive retrospective study was conducted for a year at Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital in Kathmandu in 2016.

Results: In a year of 2016, 2.4% of 20521 pregnant women admitted had medical disorder with 87% at optimal age of reproduction (20-35 years). The commonest disorders were hypertensive disease of pregnancy (68%), urinary tract infection (11%), other infectious conditions (5%), thyroid disorder (5%), diabetic complications (2%) and cardiac disease (0.4%). 

Conclusions: Hypertensive disorder is predominant medical disorder of pregnancy followed by urinary tract infection, endocrine disorder and viral infections in order.

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Author Biographies

Gehanath Baral, Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Rijuta Joshi, Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Preksha Subba, Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Shreeshiya Pokhrel, Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Sunita KC, Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Zahiya A Baree, Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Published

2018-01-15

How to Cite

Baral, G., Joshi, R., Subba, P., Pokhrel, S., KC, S., & Baree, Z. A. (2018). Medical Disorders of Pregnancy among Inpatients at a Tertiary Level Hospital. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 12(1), 8–11. Retrieved from https://www.nepjol.info/index.php/NJOG/article/view/18974

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