OUTCOMES OF LABOUR INDUCTION FOR WOMEN WITH GESTATIONAL HYPERTENSION
Keywords:important, pregnancies, complicated, hypertensive, disorders, cases
Approximately 10% to 15% of all pregnancies are complicated by hypertensive disorders. The vast majority of these cases occur after 32 weeks. The only causal treatment of the disease is delivery. Labour induction is an important option for the termination of pregnancy, when the progression of pregnancy increases the risks on the maternal health as well as on growing fetus. Labour induction with unfavorable cervix is done with prostaglandins, then followed by amniotomy and augmentation with oxytocin, when cervix is favorable then induction with amniotomy and augmentation with oxytocin is carried out.
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