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pelvimetry

 [pel-vim´ĕ-tre]
measurement of the capacity and diameter of the pelvis, either internally or externally or both, with the hands or with a pelvimeter.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pel·vim·e·try

(pel-vim'ĕ-trē),
Measurement of the diameters of the pelvis.
[pelvi- + G. metron, measure]
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pelvimetry

(pĕl-vĭm′ĭ-trē)
n.
Measurement of the dimensions and capacity of the pelvis, especially of the adult female pelvis.

pel·vim′e·ter n.
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pelvimetry

Imaging A radiologic study in which the diameters of the osseous birth canal are compared with that of the infant's head to determine whether the pelvis is of sufficient diameter to allow a normal vaginal delivery. See Pelvic ultrasonography, X-ray pelvimetry.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pel·vim·e·try

(pel-vim'ĕ-trē)
Measurement of the diameters of the pelvis.
[pelvi- + G. metron, measure]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pelvimetry

The measurement or assessment of the outlet of the female pelvis. This is done so as to anticipate possible difficulty in delivery of the baby.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Among multiparous women the common indication for caesarean section were previous caesarean section with Cephalo-pelvic disproportion (26.62%), Previous caesarean section with other complications (scar tenderness, premature rupture) responsible for 22.22% of caesarean section.
Subjects with Cephalo-pelvic disproportion (CPD), placenta praevia, previous LSCS, multiple pregnancy and abnormal foetal presentations are excluded and a total of 110 subjects are enrolled after their informed consent.
Johnell and co-workers (1976) in their study observed that cephalo-pelvic disproportion was the most common indication for caesarean section.
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