Shakunatala Chhabra

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Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi Maternal mortality due to eclamptic and non-eclamptic hypertensive disorders: a challenge
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 27:25-9. 2007
  2. doi Persistence of perinatal mortality due to congenital malformations in resource-poor settings
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 32:350-2. 2012
  3. ncbi Oligohydramnios: a potential marker for serious obstetric complications
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sewagram, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 27:680-3. 2007
  4. doi Sexual violence among pregnant women in India
    Shakunatala Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 34:238-41. 2008
  5. doi Low-dose sublingual misoprostol versus methylergometrine for active management of the third stage of labor
    Shakuntala Chhabra
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 34:820-3. 2008
  6. doi Persistence of fruitless caesarean sections in Indian rural women
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 29:718-21. 2009
  7. ncbi Social issues around advanced unwanted pregnancies in rural single women
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 29:333-6. 2009
  8. doi Menstrual dysfunction in rural young women and the presence of polycystic ovarian syndrome
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram 442 102, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 30:41-5. 2010
  9. doi Cervical cancer in Indian rural women: trends over two decades
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 30:725-8. 2010
  10. ncbi Pelvic tuberculosis continues to be a disease of dilemma--case series
    S Chhabra
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra
    Indian J Tuberc 57:90-4. 2010

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi Maternal mortality due to eclamptic and non-eclamptic hypertensive disorders: a challenge
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 27:25-9. 2007
    ..Evidence-based critical care is essential as even seemingly milder forms of pregnancy induced hypertension can lead to mortality...
  2. doi Persistence of perinatal mortality due to congenital malformations in resource-poor settings
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 32:350-2. 2012
    ..87% in Block A to 6.94% in Block H. It is essential that a system exists to diagnose MCM at a gestation when abortion is possible. Research for prevention of anomalies needs to be continued...
  3. ncbi Oligohydramnios: a potential marker for serious obstetric complications
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sewagram, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 27:680-3. 2007
    ..Overall labour induction was needed more often, and abruptio placenta, CSR, PMR and congenital anomalies were high in oligohydramnios. More studies about the causes and effects of oligohydramnios and preventive modalities are needed...
  4. doi Sexual violence among pregnant women in India
    Shakunatala Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 34:238-41. 2008
    ..To discover the extent of sexual violence during pregnancy, its correlation to various variables and effects, and to consider future possibilities for creating awareness in health providers, health seekers and communities for prevention...
  5. doi Low-dose sublingual misoprostol versus methylergometrine for active management of the third stage of labor
    Shakuntala Chhabra
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 34:820-3. 2008
    ..To compare the efficacy and side-effects of low-dose sublingual misoprostol and i.v. methylergometrine for active management of the third stage of labor...
  6. doi Persistence of fruitless caesarean sections in Indian rural women
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 29:718-21. 2009
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  7. ncbi Social issues around advanced unwanted pregnancies in rural single women
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 29:333-6. 2009
    ..Mostly, the babies were not accepted--the girls married the babies' fathers, but left their babies. Emergency contraception for unprotected sexual intercourse is essential...
  8. doi Menstrual dysfunction in rural young women and the presence of polycystic ovarian syndrome
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram 442 102, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 30:41-5. 2010
    ..A state of hyperinsulinaemia indicated by a low fasting glucose to insulin ratio was present, even in non-obese women with PCOS...
  9. doi Cervical cancer in Indian rural women: trends over two decades
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 30:725-8. 2010
    ..Our study revealed that cervical cancer still continues to rank first. Also the overall number of cancer cases has been increasing...
  10. ncbi Pelvic tuberculosis continues to be a disease of dilemma--case series
    S Chhabra
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra
    Indian J Tuberc 57:90-4. 2010
    ..Medical therapy is the main treatment, however some do need surgery. Research needs to be continued for early establishment of timely diagnosis of GT and modalities of effective therapies...
  11. ncbi Physical violence during pregnancy
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 27:460-3. 2007
    ..The present study reveals that violence is a common problem during pregnancy. While attempts need to be made to prevent this, it is essential that the healthcare providers who manage these women are aware of the possibility...
  12. ncbi Antepartum transabdominal amnioinfusion
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, 442 102, Wardha Sewagram, Maharashtra, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 97:95-9. 2007
    ..To determine the usefulness of antepartum transabdominal amnioinfusion (APTA) in reducing perinatal morbidity and mortality due to oligohydramnios...
  13. ncbi Gender and sufferings
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:772-5. 2005
    ..Women need to be aware of their rights and possible help. We need to progress towards a civilised society with gender equality and no violence...
  14. ncbi Perinatal outcome with HELLP/partial HELLP complicating hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. An Indian rural experience
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 26:531-3. 2006
    ..Overall, in women with HELLP/partial HELLP, the PMR was 275.8 and in the remainder with hypertensive disorders without HELLP/partial HELLP, it was 114.89...
  15. ncbi Candida colonization in preterm babies admitted to neonatal intensive care unit in the rural setting
    D K Mendiratta
    Department of Microbiology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram 442102, Maharashtra, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 24:263-7. 2006
    ..Candida colonization in neonates results in significant morbidity and mortality. The purpose of this study was to determine colonization of Candida spp. in preterm babies and identify the risk factors...
  16. ncbi Trends in maternal mortality due to haemorrhage: two decades of Indian rural observations
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 24:40-3. 2004
    ..69% to 4.87%, unclassified haemorrhage 1.96% to 7.31% and placenta praevia from zero between 1982 and 1987 to 4.87% between 1997 and 2002...
  17. ncbi Chorioangioma: a case report
    S Chhabra
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, 442102 Wardha Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:203-4. 2005
  18. ncbi Trends of caesarean sections for failure to progress: Indian rural experience
    S Chhabra
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram 442 102, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:575-8. 2005
    ..Efforts need to be continued and should involve further research and evidence-based management strategies...
  19. ncbi Reduction in maternal mortality due to sepsis
    S Chhabra
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram 442 102, Wardha Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:140-2. 2005
    ..Most of the women who had died due to septic abortion were married (65%). Deaths due to septic abortion, are persisting even in married women and it is a matter of concern for health providers, policy makers and governments...
  20. ncbi Averting maternal deaths in spite of resource constraints: an Indian rural experience over two decades
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 24:521-4. 2004
    ..However, the problems of anaemia and septic abortions need to be examined further...
  21. ncbi Maternal morbidity with caesarean section for non-progress of labour: an analytical study
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram
    J Indian Med Assoc 105:684-6. 2007
    ..25% women had intra-operative complication and 42.21% had postoperative morbidity. Timely intervention can save complication of prolonged labour as well as complications for which caesarean section was done for non-progress of labour...
  22. ncbi Retained placenta continues to be fatal but frequency can be reduced
    S Chhabra
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 22:630-3. 2002
    ..A properly conducted delivery can reduce the incidence of retained placenta and if retention occurs, timely appropriate treatment can save life...
  23. ncbi Reduction in the occurrence of uterine rupture in Central India
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha 442 102 Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 22:39-42. 2002
    ..88% maternal and 100% perinatal mortality in the cases reported previously between 83 and 88, from the same institution. Overall, there is some improvement in perinatal survival and one-quarter incidence of rupture of the pregnant uterus...
  24. ncbi Gynaecological malignancies in a rural institute in India
    S Chhabra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Maharashtra, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 22:426-9. 2002
    ..Other methods of contraception had hardly been used and hence had no relevance to the incidence of cancers. Over the years the number of gynaecological cancers is increasing, irrespective of social class, with more cases at younger age...