545: Polyhydramnios and adverse perinatal outcome-What is the actual cutoff? Academic Article uri icon


  • Objective Polyhydramnios is defined as an amniotic fluid index (AFI) above 24 or 25 cm,(95 or 97.5 percentile in normal singleton pregnancies). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between AFI and adverse perinatal outcome, and whether a critical cutoff can be defined. Study Design A retrospective cohort study of all patients admitted to the ultrasound unit of a tertiary medical center between the years 1988 and 2010 was conducted. Parturients were classified into five groups according to their AFI:< 20 (n …

publication date

  • January 1, 2013