Abdoulaye Idrissa

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the histories of women with urinary incontinence caused by vesicovaginal fistulae in Niger. This is an exploratory analysis to investigate possible contributing factors to the development of vesicovaginal fistulae. STUDY DESIGN From September 2005 to January 2006, 58 women who were treated for(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the epidemiologic and therapeutic characteristics of obstetric vesico-vaginal fistulas at the National Hospital of Niamey, Niger. METHODS From December 2003 to February 2005, 111 consecutive patients with vesico-vaginal fistulas presenting for treatment were included and prospectively followed up. Demographic and clinical data were(More)
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that not trimming the edges of the vesico-vaginal fistula (VVF) during its surgical repair has an advantage in the outcome as compared to the classical teaching of trimming the fistula. METHODOLOGY Sixty-four females with obstetric VVF were randomized into two groups. Both groups were treated with vaginal anatomical(More)
The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the results of sling procedures for stress incontinence after repair of vesicovaginal fistulae at the National Hospital in Niamey, Niger. This study is a retrospective chart review of 701 women surgically treated for vesicovaginal fistulae. One hundred forty women subsequently underwent a sling procedure for stress(More)
BACKGROUND A program to eliminate obstetric urogenital fistula (OUGF) was set up on February 19, 2004 in Niger. Though the consultations were free of charge, there was a cost involved, which constitutes the objective of this study. METHOD The data were obtained from a documentary study completed by discussions with the principal management participants(More)
BACKGROUND Many women suffer from some degree of intrauterine adhesions (IUAs) presenting with various clinical symptoms and signs. Hysteroscopy is the mainstay of diagnosis, classification, and treatment of the IUA. AIM This study was undertaken to review the clinical features and treatment outcome in patients diagnosed with Asherman's syndrome at the(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of hypertonic saline for prevention of arterial hypotension in patients undergoing spinal anaesthesia in Niger. STUDY DESIGN Prospective, randomized, double-blinded study. PATIENTS Fifty adults undergoing scheduled surgery under spinal anaesthesia, allocated either to a hypertonic saline group (HSG) or a isotonic saline(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the epidemiologic profile of women with vaginal fistulas presenting to the surgical mission trips of the International Organization for Women and Development (IOWD) at the National Hospital of Niamey, Niger. METHODS In a cross-sectional retrospective study, data were assessed from a database of women who attended the IOWD at the(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify the common indications and the outcome of primary caesarian section in grandmultiparae at Mater Misericordiae Hospital Afikpo. MATERIALS AND METHODS The case notes of 69 grandmultiparae who had primary caesarean section at Mater Misericordiae Hospital Afikpo between January 1999 to December 2003 inclusively. The information obtained(More)
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