Anthony Akinloye Bamigboye

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OBJECTIVE This study investigated the effectiveness of rectal misoprostol in preventing postpartum hemorrhage. STUDY DESIGN In a randomized, placebo-controlled study, 550 women were randomly allocated to rectally receive 400 microg misoprostol or nonidentical placebo after normal vaginal delivery. Any excessive bleeding was actively managed with(More)
BACKGROUND Caesarean section delivery is becoming more frequent. Childbirth is an emotion-filled event and the mother needs to bond with her newborn baby as early as possible. Any intervention that leads to improvement in pain relief is worthy of investigation. Local anaesthetics, either on their own or in combination with opioids or nonsteroidal(More)
BACKGROUND Caesarean section is a very common surgical procedure worldwide. Suturing the peritoneal layers at caesarean section may or may not confer benefit, hence the need to evaluate whether this step should be omitted or routinely performed. OBJECTIVES The objective of this review was to assess the effects of non-closure as an alternative to closure(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether ropivacaine infiltration into all layers of the abdominal cesarean wound and spraying of the peritoneum decreases postoperative pain. METHODS A randomized controlled trial of women undergoing cesarean delivery under general anesthetic allocated to receive either 30 mL of 0.75% ropivacaine or 30 mL of saline into the wound,(More)
BACKGROUND The search for an effective, easily stored, affordable uterotonic agent in preventing postpartum hemorrhage is of importance, especially in the developing world. The objective of this study was to randomly compare the effectiveness of rectal misoprostol with Syntometrine in the management of the third stage of labor. METHODS Four hundred and(More)
BACKGROUND Pregnancy is presumed to be a major contributory factor in the increased incidence of varicose veins in women, which can in turn lead to venous insufficiency and leg oedema. The most common symptom of varicose veins and oedema is the substantial pain experienced, as well as night cramps, numbness, tingling, the legs may feel heavy, achy, and(More)
BACKGROUND Laboratory evidence in the 1940s demonstrated a positive role of placental hormones in the continuation of pregnancy. It was suggested that diethylstilbestrol was the oestrogen of choice for prevention of miscarriages. Observational studies were carried out with apparently positive results, on which clinical practice was based. This led to a(More)
Delivery by caesarean section (CS) is becoming more frequent. Childbirth is an emotion-filled event, and the mother needs to bond with her baby as early as possible. Any intervention that leads to improvement in pain relief is worthy of investigation. Local anaesthetics have been employed as an adjunct to other methods of postoperative pain relief, but(More)
BACKGROUND Caesarean section (CS) is a very common surgical procedure worldwide. Suturing the peritoneal layers at CS may or may not confer benefit, hence the need to evaluate whether this step should be omitted or not. OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of non-closure as an alternative to closure of the peritoneum at CS on intraoperative, immediate and(More)