R Shankar | India

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

R Shankar

Department of Preventive Medicine, VMKVMCH (VMRF-DU), Salem, Tamil Nadu, India


  • Research   
    Intra Partum Transperineal Ultrasound to Assess the Progress of Labour and to Predict the Mode of Delivery-A Hospital Based Study
    Author(s): S Senthil Priya* and R Shankar

    Background: In our country, the rate of emergency cesarean section is increasing year after year by quoting the fetal head station and failure of progress during labor as the major reason for cesarean surgery. The digital vaginal examination is more subjective, the more objective type of assessing the progression of labor by using transperineal ultrasound was recently being used by most of the obstetrician. Aim: To assess the validity of measuring fetal head station, and decent during labor using transperineal ultrasound in assessing the progress of labor. Methodology: A prospective longitudinal study was conducted for one year. A total of 200 study subjects were included as our study subjects with inclusion criteria being singleton with at least 37 weeks of pregnancy and with the longitudinal cephalic type of presen.. Read More»
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