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OBJECTIVES Assess the efficiency of internal iliac arteries ligation in intractable obstetrical hemorrhage and ascertain success or failure factors. PATIENTS AND METHODS It was a retrospective study which concerned 159 patients who underwent internal iliac arteries ligation for persistent and severe obstetrical hemorrhage from March 1992 to February 2007.(More)
Conjoined twins are the rare malformations of monozygotic-twins pregnancies associated with bad fetal prognosis. Craniopagus are even more rarely encountered and their management is complex particularly in our low-medical-equipment countries. From an observation of craniopagus twins, we present several difficulties in the management of the case. Diagnosis(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess the value of hand disinfection by rubbing with alcohol in terms of prevention of surgical site infection (SSI) and cost in a tropical setting. MATERIAL AND METHOD This prospective cohort study carried out in the Gynecology Obstetrics Department of the Yopougon University Teaching Hospital from May to(More)
The authors report a care management of a patient presenting a severe alloimmunisation treated by spectrophotometry, a very efficient method but difficult of access in developing countries. Beyond the restrictive paraclinical exams which do not allow an efficient monitoring of this pathology, the lack of alloimmunisation prevention during illegal abortions(More)
Objective. To assess willingness to participate and diagnostic accuracy of visual inspection for early detection of cervical neoplasia among women in a health insurance company. Patients and Method. Cervical cancer screening was systematically proposed to 800 women after consecutive information and awareness sessions. The screening method was visual(More)
OBJECTIVE To document epidemiology, causes, anatomical varieties and surgical management outcomes of caustic acquired vagina stenosis. METHODOLOGY Retrospective study of 21 patients involved from 1996 to 2012 at the department of obstetrics and gynecology of Yopougon's teaching hospital in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. Vaginal stenosis due to genital(More)
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