Daniel O. Selo-Ojeme

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The objective was to review all emergency peripartum hysterectomies performed at a tertiary hospital in London, UK, and to identify the risk factors for emergency peripartum hysterectomy. A retrospective case control study. The cases consisted of all women who had emergency peripartum hysterectomy between 1 January 1993 and 31 December 2003. Controls were(More)
The objective was to review all obstetric admissions to the intensive care unit (ICU) at the Royal Free Hospital, London, UK, and to identify the risk factors for obstetric admissions to the ICU. We carried out a retrospective case-control study. The cases consisted of women admitted to the ICU during pregnancy and up to 42 days postpartum between 1 January(More)
Vernix caseosa peritonitis (VCP) is a rare and serious complication of caesarean section. It is thought to occur as a result of spillage of amniotic fluid and or meconium into the maternal peritoneal cavity at caesarean section. It manifests as an acute abdomen days to weeks after a seemingly uncomplicated caesarean section. Only 18 cases have been reported(More)
New generation technologies provide alternative ways of assessing the female pelvis, and provide improved estimates of the incidence of uterine leiomyoma. To determine the incidence of uterine leiomyoma and other incidental findings, the request forms for pelvic ultrasound scan and the scan results of 2,034 consecutive women was reviewed. There were 586(More)
OBJECTIVES Clinical outcomes following the exclusive use of autotransfusion in the management of ruptured ectopic pregnancy are reviewed. METHODS A MEDLINE search (1966-2002) for relevant articles documenting the exclusive use of autotransfusion, and data collection and analysis was made. RESULTS There were 21 studies, 16 from developing and five from(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the delivery mode preferred by pregnant women with 1 previous cesarean delivery and to investigate the relationship between preferred and actual mode of delivery. METHOD We reviewed the records of 215 women who were delivered in a London hospital with a history of 1 cesarean delivery. Women who planned an elective repeat cesarean(More)
We describe a rare case of a 31-year-old woman at 28 weeks of pregnancy presenting with an incarcerated pedunculated fibroid in an umbilical hernia sac. She had a successful myomectomy and hernia repair and proceeded to have spontaneous vaginal delivery at term. Incarceration of a pedunculated fibroid presents a diagnostic puzzle which can be successfully(More)
To ascertain any differences in foetomaternal outcomes in induced and spontaneous labour among nulliparous women delivering at term. A retrospective matched cohort study consisting of 403 nulliparous women induced at ≥292 days and 806 nulliparous women with spontaneous labour at 285–291 days. Compared to those in spontaneous labour, women who had induction(More)
To undertake a clinical study of postcoital bleeding (PCB) in a district general hospital we retrospectively reviewed the records of 248 patients referred to the gynaecology department over a 5-year period. 63% were in the 21–40-year age group and 80% were multiparous. Seventy per cent were referred to the gynaecology out patients' clinic and 28% to the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of structured hands-on training for midwives performing perineal repair. METHODS The training was performed using models and ox tongues. A total of 719 midwives completed an anonymous questionnaire prior to and immediately after training. Out of 300 participants, 151 completed a follow-up questionnaire 4 months later.(More)