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Editorial Board       p-ISSN 2308-4944 (print)       e-ISSN 2409-0085 (online)
SOI: 1.1/TAS         DOI: 10.15863/TAS

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ISJ Theoretical & Applied Science 11(67) 2018

Philadelphia, USA

* Scientific Article * Impact Factor 6.630

Asad, R., Khalil, T. A., & Inayat, H.

Frequency of hypertensive disorders among pregnant ladies.

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Language: English

Citation: Asad, R., Khalil, T. A., & Inayat, H. (2018). Frequency of hypertensive disorders among pregnant ladies. ISJ Theoretical & Applied Science, 11 (67), 317-320. Soi: Doi:

Pages: 317-320

Published: 30.11.2018

Abstract: Objective: Purpose of this study was to observe hypertension among pregnant ladies. Design and Duration: This is across sectional study of observational type. Study was conducted in January 2018 and completed in October 2018, comprising on 10 months duration. Setting: Study was conducted in gynecology and obstetrics ward of Indus hospital Lahore. Patients and Methods: An inclusion and exclusion criteria was formed. Patients in this study were selected on the basis of inclusion criteria, according to which those patients were selected who developed hypertension after 20th week of gestation and those, who developed hypertension and fits within 10 days after delivery. According to exclusion criteria, patients having any other metabolic disease or developed hypertension and fits after 10 days of delivery were not included in this study. Proper written consent was taken from all cases included in this study and which cases did not give consent, were excluded from the study. Permission was taken from the ethical committee of study institution for conducting research work. Data was documented properly and analyzed on Microsoft office and SPSS softwares and presented in the form of percentages and frequencies expressed in tables and graphs. Results: There were total 305 cases in this study having eclampsia and out of which 150 cases developed hypertensive disorders. There were 85(27.8%) cases between 20-25 years age, 97(31.8%) cases between 25-30 years, 73(24%) cases were having age between 31-35 years and 50(16.4%) cases were above 35 years of age. Out of 305 cases, 170(55.7%) patients developed eclempsia in antepartum period, 105(34.4%) in intrapartum period and 30(9.8%) in post partum period. Most common complication developed due to eclempsia was post partum hemorrhage. Conclusion: Eclempsia is a very common problem among most of the pregnant ladies which causes various complications such as post partum hemorrhage, acute renal failure and acute respiratory distress syndrome.

Key words: Eclempsia, hypertensive disorders, pregnant ladies, Fits during pregnancy.








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