METABOLIC SYNDROME IN PREGNAT FEMALES PRESENTING IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL AND ITS IMPACT ON INCIDENCE OF PRE -TERM DELIVERY.

  • Ayesha Imran Combined Military Hospital Kharian/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Umairah Yaqub Combined Military Hospital Kharian/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Wafa Aslam Combined Military Hospital Kharian/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Tehreem Yazdani Combined Military Hospital Okara/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Zarmeen Khawar Rawal Medical University Islamabad Pakistan
  • Naveed Ahmed Combined Military Hospital Quetta/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
Keywords: Cardiometabolic risk factors, Hypertension, Insulin resistance, Metabolic syndrome, Obesity, Preterm delivery

Abstract

Objective: To find the association of preterm delivery with metabolic syndrome in females presenting in a tertiary care hospital.
Study Design: Cohort study.
Place and Duration of Study: Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Combined Military Hospital Kharian, from May 2020 to Oct 2020.
Methodology: A total of 150 females fulfilling inclusion criteria were enrolled in the study which were divided into two equal groups ‘A’ and ‘B’. Group ‘A’ was with metabolic syndrome and group ‘B’ without it. These females were followed in OPD till active labor, assessed and followed till delivery of fetus. If delivery occurred before 37 weeks, then preterm delivery was labeled. All this information was recorded on a pre-designed proforma.
Results: The risk for preterm delivery was 2.18 times higher in group ‘A’ as compared to group ‘B’. (Relative Risk = 2.18, CI (95%) 1.1529 - 4.12).
Conclusion: There is a strong association of preterm delivery with metabolic syndrome in females.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.
Published
2021-06-29
How to Cite
Imran, A., Yaqub, U., Aslam, W., Yazdani, T., Khawar, Z., & Ahmed, N. (2021). METABOLIC SYNDROME IN PREGNAT FEMALES PRESENTING IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL AND ITS IMPACT ON INCIDENCE OF PRE -TERM DELIVERY. PAFMJ, 71(3), 767-70. https://doi.org/10.51253/pafmj.v71i3.5902
Section
Original Articles

Most read articles by the same author(s)