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Sero-prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Infection and its Risk factors among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria
Background: Pregnant women infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) can transmit the infection to their fetuses and newborns. Neonates who contract the HBV have about 90% risk of developing chronicExpand
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Gynecological malignancies in Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano: a 3 year review.
OBJECTIVE To study the pattern of gynecological malignancies in Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a retrospective observational study carried out in the GynecologyExpand
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Maternal and fetal outcome in patients with eclampsia at Murtala Muhammad specialist Hospital Kano, Nigeria.
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Eclampsia is a major contributor to maternal and perinatal mortality worldwide. It is much more common in developing countries like Nigeria where presentation is usually lateExpand
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Vacuum Delivery in a Tertiary Institution, in Northern Nigeria: A 5-Year Review
Background: There is a progressive shift away from the use of forceps in favour of the vacuum extractor as the instrument of choice for operative vaginal deliveries. The overall objective of thisExpand
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Prevalence of female genital mutilation among female infants in Kano, Northern Nigeria
ObjectivesTo determine the prevalence and type of female genital mutilation (FGM) among female infants, reasons and attitude of the mothers to the practice.DesignA cross sectional descriptiveExpand
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Review of intrauterine adhesiolysis at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria.
BACKGROUND Hysteroscopic adhesiolysis is shown to significantly improve the outcome of intrauterine adhesions (IUA). The Minimally Invasive Surgical Unit (MISU) of our Department recently acquired aExpand
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Preeclampsia: a review of the evidence.
Preeclampsia is a common complication of pregnancy associated with high maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality especially in developing countries. There is considerable progress in theExpand
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Decision Delivery Interval in Emergency Caesarean Section in Tertiary Center in Northern Nigeria
Objectives: To determine the decision to delivery interval (DDI) among women undergoing emergency caesarean sections at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and its impact on maternal and fetal outcome.Expand
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Gestational Trophoblastic Diseases in a Teaching Hospital in Northern, Nigeria
Background: Gestational trophoblastic diseases (GTD) is a spectrum of pregnancy-related premalignant disorders of complete and partial hydatidiform mole, and the malignant disorders of invasive mole,Expand
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Twin Reverse Arterial Perfusion (TRAP): Case Report
The twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence is an anomaly unique to monochorionic multiple pregnancies. It is a rare complication. We present a case of acardius anephus, which was Expand
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