Research Papers/Topics in Obstetrics And Gynaecology

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...