pelvimetry

(redirected from Cephalo-pelvic disproportion)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

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.

pel·vim·e·try

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

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.

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.

pel·vim·e·try

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

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
A non-recurrent indication for previous CS such as breech presentation or foetal distress is associated with high successful VBAC rate than recurrent indications such as cephalo-pelvic disproportion (Brill Y and Windrim R.
Table 8 Indication Numbers Percentage Failed induction 3 5.3% Cephalo-pelvic disproportion 1 1.7% Transverse lie 1 1.7% Previous LSCS 1 1.7% Total 6 10.7% Table 5, 6, 7 and 8 are related to the mode of delivery.
Among multiparous women the most common indication for caesarean section was previous caesarean section with Cephalo-pelvic disproportion (26.62%), isolated previous caesarean section responsible for 3.24%, Previous caesarean section with other complications like scar tenderness, premature rupture membrane responsible for 22.22% of caesarean section in multiparous women.
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.
Caesarean section was done for cephalo-pelvic disproportion. On 3rd postoperative day she started complaining of pain & milk secretion from the accessory breast.