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The combined effects of praziquantel and artesunate in the treatment of urinary schistosomiasis were assessed among 312 randomly selected schoolchildren aged 4-20 years in Adim community, Nigeria. In the preliminary screening, infection was confirmed in 327 (38.5%) of the 850 subjects screened. Infected subjects who reported for treatment were then divided(More)
INTRODUCTION Emergency peripartum hysterectomy, a maker of severe maternal morbidity and near miss mortality is an inevitable surgical intervention to save a woman's life when uncontrollable obstetric haemorrhage complicates delivery. This study was conducted in order to determine the incidence, types, indications and maternal complications of emergency(More)
The efficacy and tolerability of oral artesunate for the treatment of urinary schistosomiasis was assessed among schoolchildren aged 5-18 years in Adim community, Nigeria. Overall, 500 children, randomly selected from those attending the Presbyterian primary school, were each invited to provide two consecutive urine samples. Using standard parasitological(More)
This work was carried out to study the association between lifestyle, health-care practices and incidence of recurrent vulvovaginal candidosis (RVVC) among young women in south eastern Nigeria. It was a multicentre case-control study of 176 women aged between 20 and 35 years recruited from the designated health facilities. Lifestyle and health-care practice(More)
BACKGROUND The huge back-log of obstetric fistula and the increasing incidence of the condition in Nigeria is a cause for concern for all stake-holders. This worrisome trend requires concerted effort with innovative strategies to redress the situation. METHODS Hospital-based outreach programs sponsored by a non-governmental organization with volunteer(More)
INTRODUCTION The impact of obstetric vesicovaginal fistula (VVF), which continues to occur among women in developing countries, can severely affect the health of the women while the condition persists. This study was designed to discover the effect of successful VVF repair on affected women's quality of life. METHODS A comparison of the quality of life of(More)
INTRODUCTION Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine is a recommendation of the World Health Organization as part of the malaria control strategy in pregnancy in areas with malaria burden. AIM This study set out to appraise the effectiveness of this regimen in the prevention of placental parasitemia among parturients in(More)
Methods In this randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, we recruited women aged 16 years and older with a clinical diagnosis of post-partum haemorrhage after a vaginal birth or caesarean section from 193 hospitals in 21 countries. We randomly assigned women to receive either 1 g intravenous tranexamic acid or matching placebo in addition to(More)
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