There was no abdominal delivery like LSCS in the study group, whereas 3 patients in Group III delivered by LSCS because of arrest of dilatation in 2 cases and for foetal distress in one case.
Abnormalities of labour include prolonged latent phase, prolonged active phase, secondary arrest of dilatation, prolonged deceleration phase, failure of descent, protracted descent, arrest of descent and precipitate labour.
SAN DIEGO - Women with a body mass index of 35 kg/[m.sup.2] or greater responded poorly to oxytocin treatment for arrest of dilatation, compared with leaner subjects, results from a single study showed.
To test their hypothesis that oxytocin administered to treat arrest of dilatation is less effective in obese women, compared with lean women, Dr.
of the last dose or for augmentation of labour in case of an arrest of dilatation. Oxytocin was started at the dose of 2 mu/min with increments of 2 mu/min every 30 minutes.
It was seen that foetal distress was associated with uterine hyperstimulation in 3 out of 4 cases; 1 patient had secondary arrest of dilatation.
Augmentation was undertaken in case of arrest of dilatation
& oxytocin in the dose of 2 mu/min with increments of 2 mu/min every 30 minutes was infused.
Labetalol 100 mg was started & patient was taken for emergency LSCS due to arrest of dilatation
. Live male baby of weight 1.8kg was extracted.