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Volume 2004, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • E-ISSN: 2227-0426

Abstract

Premature rupture of the membranes (PROM) defined as a rupture of membranes before onset of labor, which is one of the most complications of pregnancy that leads to significant maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality. These complications depend on the gestational age to which it occurred. The aim of this study is to determine diagnostic value of CRP during pregnancy complicated by PROM. Retrospective study performed at Hamad Women's Hospital in Qatar. Data collected from files in the Medical Records over a two period from 27/11/2000 to 27/11/2002. One hundred and fifty cases were chosen and divided into: Group (la) 50 patients with PROM before 37 wks. Group (lb) 50 patients with PROM after 37 wks. Group (2) 50 patients as control. Statistical analysis showed high incidence of Oligohydroamnios and polyhydramnios in the group 1 compared with control Measurement of maternal blood CRP early before 37 weekindicated significant relation between the prevalence of premature rupture of the membranes, associated oligohydramnios with the incidence of positive results of CRP. We recommend that further investigations needed to document our data and to prove the beneficial effect of the test especially before 37 week of gestations.

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