meconium stained amniotic fluid


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meconium stained amniotic fluid

Amniotic fluid with a greenish discolouration due to meconium, which may indicate foetal distress was present in utero.
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There was no difference in the need for stomach wash in the first 2 days of life in either of the two pre-defined subgroups--thin and thick meconium stained amniotic fluid (RR: 1.27[95% Cl: 0.5, 3.4] and 0.49 [95% Cl: 0.1, 2.5] respectively; Table 3]).
* A randomized controlled trial was done to evaluate the efficacy of routine gastric lavage after birth in reducing the need for subsequent stomach wash in the first two days of life in term and late preterm infants born through meconium stained amniotic fluid.
* Primary objective of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of routine gastric lavage after birth in reducing the need for subsequent stomach wash in the first two days in term and late preterm infants born to meconium stained amniotic fluid.
98%) had meconium stained amniotic fluid. Forty four percent had thin meconium stained liquor, 35% had thick while 21% had moderately meconium stained liquor.
DISCUSSION: Meconium stained amniotic fluid (MSAF) is a frequent occurrence seen in obstetric and neonatal practice.
Mode of delivery and Fetal outcome in meconium stained amniotic fluid (MSAF) in DMCH.
Meconium stained amniotic fluid in very low risk pregnancies at term gestation.
Intrapartum risk factors like prolonged labour, meconium stained amniotic fluid, mode of delivery, and low Apgar scores at birth also affect the aetiology of respiratory distress in neonates.
Conclusion: Thick Meconium stained amniotic fluid was associated with low APGAR score, high rate of emergency cesarean section and meconium aspiration syndrome.
Meconium stained amniotic fluid (MSAF) is an alarming sign of fetal compromise and associated with a poor perinatal outcome.
The significance of meconium stained amniotic fluid - a cross sectional study in a rural setup.
A one year cross sectional study of management practices of meconium stained amniotic fluid and perinatal outcome.