Research Papers/Topics in Obstetrics And Gynaecology

Knowledge of, Perception of, and Attitude towards Uterine Fibroids among Women with Fibroids in Lagos, Nigeria

Objectives. The study was to assess the level of knowledge of, perception of, and attitude towards uterine fibroids among women diagnosed with the condition. Methods. It is a cross-sectional descriptive study carried out among women diagnosed as having uterine fibroids in two gynaecological clinics in Lagos, Nigeria. Eligible women were recruited and a structured interviewer-administered questionnaire was used to collect the required information. Statistical analysis of data was done using...

Acute anaphylaxis in the postpartum period caused due to herbal oils used for body massage: A Case Report

AbstractThe use of alternate therapy of medicine like Ayurvedic or Herbal is usually believed to be closer to nature and without many additives and is sometime chosen as the first line treatment for a lot of medical conditions. Aromatherapy or ayurvedic oil massage is considered an important treatment alternative in treatment of alleviation of pain or even as past partum rehabilitation before resorting to allopathic medication, which is considered stronger. The reporting of having allerg...

VAGINAL DELIVERY AFTER ONE PREVIOUS CAESAREAN SECTION: IS RADIOLOGICAL PELVIMETRY NECESSARY?

 ABSTRACT  Objective: To examine whether antepartum x-ray pelvimetry reliably predicts the likelihood of vaginal birth after one previous caesarean section (VBAC).Design: Retrospective study.Setting: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Nigeria.Population: Patients with one previous caesarean delivery without prior vaginal delivery who had x-ray pelvimetry done at term.Methods: Medical records of 207 patients with previous vaginal del...

Perinatal Mortality In Nigeria The State Of The Nation

Nigeria, despite its rich oil wealth has one of the poorest perinatal statistics in the world with perinatal mortality rates ranging from 39 to 130 per 1000. The aim of this review is to describe the state of the Nigerian nation with respect to perinatal deaths, causes of the high perinatal deaths, present interventions in place and ways to reduce this alarming perinatal statistics.Keywords: Perinatal mortality, Nigeria.INTRODUCTION.Perinatal mortality is the death of a fetus in utero after t...

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