pelvimetry

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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.

pel·vim·e·try

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

pelvimetry

/pel·vim·e·try/ (pel-vim´ĭ-tre) measurement of the capacity and diameter of the pelvis.

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

[pelvim′ətrē]
the act or process of determining the dimensions of the bony birth canal. Kinds of pelvimetry are clinical pelvimetry and x-ray pelvimetry.

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.

pelvimetry

measurement of the capacity and diameter of the pelvis, either internally or externally or both, with the hands or with a pelvimeter.
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Different Indications for Caesarean Section Indication of CS Number Percentage Cephalo-Pelvic Disproportion 174 34.
Among multiparous women the most common indication for caesarean section was previous caesarean section with Cephalo-pelvic disproportion (26.
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.