Sociocultural factors influencing decision-making related to fertility among the Kanuri tribe of northeastern Nigeria. AbsTrACT background: The Kanuri tribe is found in the Lake Chad basin. However, the majority of the tribe lives in Borno State, Nigeria. Before this study was undertaken, factors related to fertility decisions among the tribe were not known.
BACKGROUND Abdominal myomectomy is a common modality of treatment for large and symptomatic uterine fibroid in women who wish to retain their fertility. Though frequently performed the procedure may still be associated with complications. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective review of all patients who had abdominal myomectomy from January 1999 to… (More)
BACKGROUND Abdominal myomectomy remains the mainstay of surgical management of uterine fibroids in our environment. However, its benefit in women aged 40 years and above remains debatable. MATERIALS AND METHODS An 11-year prospective study was conducted involving 98 women, aged 40 years and above, who had abdominal myomectomy for the treatment of uterine… (More)