Joseph Ayodeji Olamijulo

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Rupture of the gravid uterus remains one of the most disastrous complications of labour. Eighty cases of uterine rupture managed at Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos over an eight year period were therefore reviewed to evaluate the characteristic of ruptured uterus in Lagos. The incidence of ruptured uterus was 5.01 per 1000 deliveries and unbooked(More)
BACKGROUND Haemorrhage is a leading cause of maternal mortality worldwide and hysterectomy may become necessary to save life. This procedure is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. OBJECTIVE To determine the, indications, risk factors and the management outcome for the procedure in our unit. METHODS A retrospective case controlled study(More)
A questionnaire survey of new patients attending the colposcopy clinic of a teaching hospital was carried out. The intention was to evaluate the information leaflet routinely sent to women who have been referred for colposcopy because of abnormal cervical smear results and use the findings to propose changes that will make the leaflet more suitable,(More)
BACKGROUND An overwhelming proportion of the annual global perinatal deaths occur in developing countries. However few data on perinatal mortality are available from these countries. Reducing perinatal deaths requires adequate data that can be used to develop appropriate strategies. OBJECTIVES To determine the perinatal mortality rate at the Lagos(More)
BACKGROUND Recent reports suggest that the burden of maternal mortality remains heavy in Sub-Saharan Africa; and that the fifth millennium development goal might not be achieved. As the target date 2015 draws near, we carried out a review of maternal mortality in a Teaching Hospital unitto assess the current situation. OBJECTIVES To determine the Maternal(More)
OBJECTIVES 1. To investigate the relationship between periodontitis and infertility. 2. To evaluate the importance of oral hygiene to general health. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty-six men requiring seminal fluid analysis as part of an on-going investigation for infertility in their spouses were serially recruited into the study. Basic dental and(More)
This cross-sectional study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB), the commonest bacterial isolates and the antibiotic sensitivity pattern among 556 pregnant women in Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Nigeria. Women with a bacterial count over 100,000 colony-forming units per millilitre of the same organisms in(More)
Abstract Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is an important inheritable thanetrophic disorder with wide ranging variable implications and prognosis for babies in utero and those who survive the perinatal period. The diagnosis of the severe forms can be readily made but some forms of the disease are known to go unrecognised until childhood.
BACKGROUND Preconception, prenatal and postnatal care forms a continuum. Family planning is one of the important aspects of the spectrum. Contraceptive options are available but the uptake has been poor. Ante natal clinic attendees represent a major target population for well designed /appropriate post partum contraceptive counseling and care. OBJECTIVES(More)