Medical Disorders of Pregnancy among Inpatients at a Tertiary Level Hospital

  • Baral G, Joshi R, Subba P, Pokhrel S, KC S, Baree ZA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital, Thapathali, Kathmandu

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.


Keywords: hypertension, medical disorder, Paropakar, pregnancy


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/njog.v12i1.18974

Published
Jan 31, 2018
How to Cite
POKHREL S, KC S, BAREE ZA, Baral G, Joshi R, Subba P,. Medical Disorders of Pregnancy among Inpatients at a Tertiary Level Hospital. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 1, p. 8-11, jan. 2018. ISSN 1999-8546. Available at: <http://njog.org.np/njog/index.php/njog/article/view/864>. Date accessed: 16 dec. 2018.
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