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Human Immuno-deficiency virus (HIV) and Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) share common modes of transmission which include blood borne and the vertical routes. Although, the natural course of HIV does not appear altered by HBV, the rate of liver-related deaths is several times higher among HIV/HBV co-infected persons. Clinicians providing care for HIV positive(More)
Ovarian cancer has the highest case fatality rate among gynaecological cancers worldwide because of lack of effective screening methods and non-specific early warning symptoms with late presentation. A reinvigorated study is necessary in the developing countries because of a projected increase in its incidence. The decreasing fertility rate and increasing(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the risk factors that predispose patients to post-caesarean wound infection at a tertiary health institution in developing country. METHOD It was an observational study of all women that had caesarean (elective and emergency) delivery between July and September, 2004. The outcome of their post-caesarean wound was assessed.(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of psychosocial support on labour outcomes. METHODOLOGY A randomised control trial conducted at the University College Hospital Ibadan, Nigeria, from November 2006 to 30 March 2007. Women with anticipated vaginal delivery were recruited and randomised at the antenatal clinic. The experimental group had companionship in(More)
BACKGROUND Pain relief is an integral part of labor management. Epidural analgesia is the most effective form of pain relief, but in most Nigerian obstetric units it is not available. There is little information on the views of pregnant women about epidural analgesia during labor. METHODS A cross-sectional survey using a structured questionnaire was(More)
BACKGROUND Obstetric fistula is a resultant effect of prolonged obstructed labour. The best surgical management of simple uncomplicated fistula determines the outcome of care. OBJECTIVE To compare outcome of uncomplicated mid-vaginal fistula between vaginal and abdominal route of repair. MATERIALS AND METHOD This was a hospital based retrospective study(More)
BACKGROUND Understanding the sources of contraceptive commodities is an important aspect of the delivery of family planning services and is required by planning programme managers for strategic planning purposes. Findings from the 2003 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey have previously showed that the private sector was the most frequently reported(More)
The prevalence of squamous intraepithelial lesion is higher among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive women. These lesions when they occur in these patients are also more difficult to treat. A total of 205 consenting HIV-seropositive women were recruited. A cervical cytology (Pap smear) was taken, followed by visual inspection with freshly prepared(More)
A study of cases of eclampsia treated at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, over a 10 year period (1987-1996) was carried out to evaluate the clinical presentation and management outcome during the period of study. There were 140 cases of patients with eclampsia who received treatment out of a total number of 10,584 deliveries during the same(More)