Dagogo Semenitari Abam

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BACKGROUND Postoperative ileus (POI) is a common complication following caesarean section. It impairs patients comfort; delays wound healing and prolong duration of hospital stay. Several methods have been used in the management of this condition with varying efficacy. Chewing gum postoperatively is a recent concept in the western world being advocated as a(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of obesity is on the upward trend world-wide. This epidemic has challenging implications for anaesthetists, following the anthropometric changes associated with the disease. OBJECTIVE To highlight some of the challenges, the management and the lessons learnt during the management of this patient. METHODS This is a case report(More)
BACKGROUND Preoperative fasting of patients aims to reduce the residual gastric volume (RGV). The magnitude of this reduction is yet to be ascertained in the Nigerian population. AIM To compare the RGV and pH of patients fasted for 6-12 h with those allowed oral intake of fluid up to 2 h preoperatively. SUBJECTS AND METHODS This randomized study(More)
BACKGROUND Perforation of the uterus following transmigration of Intra-uterine devise (IUD) is an uncommon finding of insertion of IUD. There is associated increased risk of accidental pregnancy,morbidity and mortality. AIM To report a rare clinical condition in which there was uterine perforation following migration of IUD and to increase awareness of(More)
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