International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 8, Part M (2015)
Study of incidence of congenital anomalies in new borns in Western Rajasthan
In this study, all the newborns delivered at obstetrics department of Umaid hospital were examined for congenital malformations over a period of twelve months. Purpose of study is to find out the overall incidence of clinically detectable congenital anomalies in newborns in hospital deliveries. Twenty four thousand three hundred seventy seven newborn babies of consecutive deliveries were examined at birth for the presence of congenital malformations. The overall incidence of malformations was 0.43%. Neural tube defects were commonly found. The incidence of congenital malformations was higher in still born, low birth weight, male and preterm babies. Also we know immediate outcome in live born malformed babies for study of prognosis of various malformations.
How to cite this article:
Samta Gaur, Sushama K Kataria, Leena Raichandani, Ritu Agarwal, Hem K. Joya. Study of incidence of congenital anomalies in new borns in Western Rajasthan. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(8):772-774.