A Comparative Study Between Expectant Management and Active Interference in Term PROM
Keywords:PROM, Labour, Expectant management, Active Interference
Background: Premature rupture of membranes (PROM) at term is an obstetrics problem which seeks special attention.
Objective: The purpose of this study was to find out the better management option of term PROM.
Methodology: This cross-sectional prospective cohort study was carried out in the department of Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital between July 2012 to June 2013. Pregnant women presented with term PROM without any contraindication of vaginal delivery were included in the study. One group of patients ware managed expectantly and in other group was induced actively to identify the better outcome. Results: Time interval and hospital stay is less in active interference but failure is more. Foetal and maternal outcome is better in expectant management.
Conclusion: Expectant management is a better option in the management of term PROM regarding both maternal and neonatal outcome.
J Shaheed Suhrawardy Med Coll, December 2015, Vol.7(2); 66-68