Ultrasonography findings in first trimester vaginal bleeding

Authors

  • Rani Jha Mithila Hospital Private Limited, Janakpur, Nepal
  • Ankur Shah Mithila Hospital Private Limited, Janakpur, Nepal
  • Shailesh Kumar Jha Mithila Hospital Private Limited, Janakpur, Nepal

Abstract

Aims: To determine the causes of first trimester vaginal bleeding using Ultrasonography.

Methods: This is a hospital based cross sectional study conducted from July to December 2019. Ultrasonogram scan was done for the 200 women within 12 weeks of pregnancy with a positive pregnancy test and vaginal bleeding in in out-patient set up.

Results: Majority were under 30 years of age and 45.5% diagnosed as threatened Abortion. More than half were non-viable pregnancy.

Conclusions: Ultrasound examination is the essential diagnostic and confirmatory tool to diagnose early pregnancy bleeding in clinical set up.

Keywords: Clinical examination, first trimester bleeding, ultrasonography.

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2020-11-15

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Jha, R., Shah, A., & Jha, S. K. (2020). Ultrasonography findings in first trimester vaginal bleeding. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 15(2). Retrieved from https://www.nepjol.info/index.php/NJOG/article/view/32919

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