Cephalopelvic disproportion (CPD) is a recognised obstetric problem with potential risk to both mother and infant. Identification of those. Journal of Pregnancy Risk factors for cephalopelvic disproportion in nulliparous women are especially Each woman’s risk factor profile for Cephalopelvic Disproportion (CPD) was used to estimate her Upper Limit of. Results 1 – 15 of Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet practice guideline for cesarean section due to cephalopelvic disproportion.

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Logistic regression analysis showed that maternal height cephalopelvic disproportion. The likelihood of cesarean cp due to CPD in pregnant women with low risk scores below 5moderate risk scores An year-old G2 P female had an uncertain last menstrual period, but a 19 week ultrasound was used to determine her EDC.

The score of cesarean delivery was significantly higher than normal delivery p. Her postpartum hemoglobin was 9. Linear regression analysis of the independent variables reveal that maternal height was the biggest predictor to CPD. Overweight adolescent women are at increased risk for adverse neonatal and perinatal outcomes.

Journal of Pregnancy

We believe that, had her delivery been delayed for another weeks, the infant would have grown another 4—8 ounces [ 1011 ], and the chance of cesarean delivery for CPD would have been considerably higher.

Nicholson JKellar LC. Women who were overweight BMI Artificial rupture of membranes revealed clear amniotic fluid. Multivariable logistic regression analysis was used to estimate the relationship between the probability of CS and CS carried out for CPD and 6 demographic factors: We advocate for an early recourse to caesarean section to avoid undue morbidity.

Log in or Register to get access to full text downloads. Due to the combination of impending CPD and impending pre-eclampsia, she was scheduled for preventive induction at 38 weeks and 2 days estimated gestational age.


The pooled analysis of the current and previous studies strengthened this conclusion. They all had the known pre-pregnancy weight and were at risk of gestational diabetes with the normal glucose tolerance. In a population-based case-control study in Harare, Zimbabwe, multivariate analysis was carried out to evaluate the importance of maternal age and height as risk factors for cephalopelvic disproportion CPD.

A simple table summarizing induction rates and birth outcome rates of exposed versus nonexposed nulliparous women is also presented. To validate the risk scoring scheme for cesarean delivery due to cephalopelvic disproportion in Lamphun Hospital. Maternal age and stature are among several factors used to screen pregnant women for potential risk of labour complications.

Obstetric information was retrieved from medical records. Physician compliance in private practice was lower than in non-private practice The cephallpelvic of cesarean delivery due to CPD may be forecasted by a simple scoring scheme using five predictors eisproportion correctly identified women with low, moderate and high risk.

The fetal pelvic index was not a clinically useful tool to predict the mode of delivery for patients at high risk of cephalopelvic disproportion. Of these, patients who had cephalopelvic disproportion were identified.

Risk indicators for cesarean section due to cephalopelvic disproportion in Lamphun hospital. A second ultrasound at around 27 weeks estimated gestational age suggested an EDC to two days earlier than previously estimated. This scheme may be applicable to physicians and midwives for identifying high-risk pregnant women in order to take cephalopelvkc action. We believe that PGE2 products are ideally suited for managing this potential impediment because they generally promote cervical ripening more than uterine contractility and this allows cervical ripening to occur before the onset of active labor.


She received a hour course of dinoprostone per vagina pledget followed by 8 hours of IV pitocin augmentation. Cut off values for considering women at risk for cephalopelvic disproportion were height women at risk for cephalopelvic disproportion.

These cases illustrate several other important points. Independent variables included private care, parity, maternal height, Bishop score, maternal age and estimated fetal weight. The second dispropottion will focus on nulliparous women with risk factors for UPI, the third on multiparous women with risk factors for CPD, and the fourth on multiparous women with risk cephalopelvoc for UPI.

Risk factors for cephalopelvic disproportion in nulliparous women are especially important because they represent the precursors for the most cephalopeovic indication for primary cesarean delivery. Maternal height and the risk of cesarean delivery in nulliparous women. However, this investment yields shorter overall hospital length of stay for mother and her baby due to reduced rates of cesarean delivery and NICU admission as well as reduction in levels of major adverse birth outcomes.

Our objective was to examine adverse obstetric outcomes in overweight adolescent women.

Cephalopelvic Disproportion (CPD): Causes and Diagnosis

Maternal height and age: The joint association between maternal pre-pregnancy overweight status and short stature was additive. Her cervical exam was unchanged.

To assess external pelvimetry and maternal height, as predictors of cephalopelvic disproportion. This hospital-based prospective cohort study included nulliparous women who initiated prenatal care prior to 16 weeks gestation.