Postdate


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Postdate

To designate a written instrument, such as a check, with a time or date later than that at which it is really made.

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Objective: To compare the success of Foley catheter and prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) in females presenting with postdates pregnancy.
Conclusion: PGE2 showed significantly greater success in terms of vaginal delivery within 24 hrs as compared to Foley catheter in females presenting with postdates pregnancy.
In postdates, different procedures could be performed for induction of labor.
The rationale of this study was to compare the success of Foley catheter and prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) in females presenting with postdates pregnancy.
60% with Foley catheter and 37.1% with PGE2 in females presenting with postdates pregnancy.
All the 60 patients with postdate pregnancy were evaluatedwith four-quadrant AFI measurements twice weekly after 40 wks using a convex probe of 3.5 mhz of TOSHIBA MCM APLIO 50 ultrasound machine.
In this study a total of 60 patients with postdate pregnancy divided into two equal groups underwent ultrasound examination which constitutes a fraction of totalpool of postdate pregnancies.
In postdate pregnancies the high rate of labour induction, caesarean section, perinatal morbidity and mortality due to placental insufficiency might be reduced if the state of fetal health could be accurately defined andtime of delivery could be predicted with a safe significantly beyond 40 weeks,therefore, biweekly AFI assessment was performed as recommended28,30,31.
The results of this study point to the importance of serial amniotic fluid indexmonitoring in postdate pregnancies especially in predicting the fetal outcome.
At the same time, the proportion of births at 42 weeks' gestation or later dropped from 7.1% to 2.9%, presumably because of the increased use of labor induction in postdates pregnancies (Can.