Home|Journals|Articles by Year Follow on Twitter

Directory for Medical Articles
 

Open Access

Original Research

RMJ. 2013; 38(1): 56-58


Frequency of anemia among patients of abruptio placentae

Nailla yousuf Memon, Shabnam Naz, Shoaibunisa soomro, Rafia Baloch.

Abstract
OBJECTIVE: To determine the frequency of anemia and need for blood transfusion among 100 patients of placental abruption.

DESIGN: Prospective and Observational case Study.

SETTING & DURATION: Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, SMBB Medical University Larkana for a period of 15 months from September 2010 to December 2011.

MATERIALS & METHODS: All the pregnant ladies who presented with the signs and symptoms of Abruptio Placentae during the period of study were selected by completing a proforma for each patient. After confirming the diagnosis, the blood of these patients was sent to laboratory for haemoglobin percentage, blood group and other routine investigations. According to haemoglobin percentage and the amount of bleeding, the number of blood units required for transfusion by each patient was recorded. The data was analyzed on SPSS version 15.

RESULTS: 100 patients suffering from placental abruption were studied during a period of 15 months. 83% of these ladies with abruptio placentae were anaemic and 61 were moderate to severely anemic. 98% received blood transfusion and majority (91%) of them received 1-4 units of blood. O+ve was the commonest (42%) blood group.

CONCLUSION: Majority of patients presenting with placental abruption are found to be anemic hence require multiple blood transfusions. The association between anaemia and Placental abruption is well documented by many studies, however it needs to establish whether the anaemia leads to abruption or anaemia is the consequence of abruption by further studies.

Key words: Anaemia, abruptio placenta, blood transfusion.



Similar Articles

BLOOD PARASITE INFECTIONS IN STRIGIFORMES AND PSITTACIFORMES SPECIES IN CAPTIVITY WITH A NEW RECORD OF POTENTIAL FATAL BLOOD PARASITE TRANSMISSION TO PARROTS.
García-Del-Río M, Sancho R, Martínez J, Merino S
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Vete. 2021; 51(4): 799-813

Comment on "Being rational over blood ratios in veterinary hematology".
Henriques J
Veterinary and comparative oncology. 2021; ():

Catheter-related blood stream infections: prevalence, risk factors and antimicrobial resistance pattern.
Pandit P, Sahni AK, Grover N, Dudhat V, Das NK, Biswas AK
Medical journal, Armed Forces India. 2021; 77(1): 38-45

Blood pressure-related differences in brain health between young African Americans and Caucasian Americans.
Won J, Ranadive SM, Callow DD, Chen S, Carson Smith J
Physiological reports. 2021; 9(6): e14819

Assessment of Antioxidant Effect of Beta-Glucan on the Whole Blood Oxidative DNA Damage with the Comet Assay in Colorectal Cancer.
Benlier N, Uçar N, Öğüt E, Çinkir HY, Yildirim M, Karadeniz PG, Akkol EK, Khan H, Saygili EI
Current molecular pharmacology. 2021; ():

Elucidation of plasma protein binding, blood partitioning, permeability, CYP phenotyping and CYP inhibition studies of Withanone using validated UPLC method: An active constituent of neuroprotective herb Ashwagandha.
Singh SK, Valicherla GR, Bikkasani AK, Cheruvu SH, Hossain Z, Taneja I, Ahmad H, Raju KSR, Sangwan NS, Singh SK, Dwivedi AK, Wahajuddin M, Gayen JR
Journal of ethnopharmacology. 2021; 270(): 113819

HIV, HCV, and HBV incidence and residual risk in US blood donors before and after implementation of the 12-month deferral policy for men who have sex with men.
Steele WR, Dodd RY, Notari EP, Haynes J, Anderson SA, Williams AE, Reik R, Kessler D, Custer B, Stramer SL,
Transfusion. 2021; ():

Visualizing Pericyte Mimicry of Angiotropic Melanoma by Direct Labeling of the Angioarchitecture.
Prakash R, Thareja NS, Carmichael TS, Barnhill RL, Lugassy C, Bentolila LA
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 2021; 2235(): 1-12


Full-text options






Advertisement
American Journal of Diagnostic Imaging

SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE NOW




ScopeMed.com
CiteIndex.org
CancerLine
FoodsLine
PhytoMedline
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Author Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright ScopeMed Information Services.