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Burden of gynaecological cancers in developing countries
Approximately 1:4 of all cancers in women in developing countries (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) is a gynaecological cancer. The gynaecological cancer burden in developing countries is hugeExpand
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Incidence of Birth Asphyxia as Seen in Central Hospital and GN Children’s Clinic both in Warri Niger Delta of Nigeria: An Eight Year Retrospective Review
Background: Birth asphyxia is one of the commonest causes of neonatal morbidity and mortality in developing countries. Together with prematurity and neonatal sepsis, they account for over 80% ofExpand
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When getting there is not enough: a nationwide cross‐sectional study of 998 maternal deaths and 1451 near‐misses in public tertiary hospitals in a low‐income country
To investigate the burden and causes of life‐threatening maternal complications and the quality of emergency obstetric care in Nigerian public tertiary hospitals.
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Live Birth Following a Term Pregnancy in a Non-communicating Rudimentary Horn of a Unicornuate Uterus
A case report of a live birth following a term pregnancy located in a non-communicating rudimentary horn of a unicornuate uterus in a rural hospital in Nigeria is presented. A 32-year-old primiparousExpand
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Pattern of Renal Diseases among Children in The Niger Delta Region, Nigeria.
INTRODUCTION Childhood renal diseases are increasing in Nigeria. It is necessary to monitor the nature of these diseases in each locality for effective health care planning. Our aim was to documentExpand
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Association between Knowledge of Cervical Cancer/Screening and Attitude of Teachers to Immunization of Adolescent Girls with Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine in Abakaliki, Nigeria
Background: Majority of the target population for HPV vaccination for the primary prevention of cervical cancer in Nigeria are found in secondary schools. Aim: To describe the knowledge and attitudeExpand
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Peer-driven contraceptive choices and preferences for contraceptive methods among students of tertiary educational institutions in Enugu, Nigeria
Purpose To describe the methods preferred for contraception, evaluate preferences and adherence to modern contraceptive methods, and determine the factors associated with contraceptive choices amongExpand
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Incidence, Pattern and Management of Ovarian Cancer at a Tertiary Medical Center in Enugu, South East Nigeria
Background: The incidence of ovarian cancer is thought to be increasing in developing countries and little is known about the pattern and incidence of this disease in South-East Nigeria. Aims: TheExpand
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Incidence and outcome of higher order multiple pregnancies at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu, Nigeria
Background: Higher Order multiple pregnancies (HOMP) increase the demand for neonatal intensive care services and knowledge of local prevalences may be useful in planning neonatal intensive care.Expand
Ovarian Cancer Screening: the Role and Drawbacks of Ultrasonography and Feasibility in Low Resource Settings
Context: Although there have been reports of increasing incidence of ovarian cancer in developing countries, no developing country has been involved in current trials of ovarian cancer screening.Expand
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