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BACKGROUND To determine the prevalence and factors associated with severe ('near miss') maternal morbidity and mortality in the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali-Rwanda. METHODS We performed a cross sectional study of all women admitted to the tertiary care University Hospital in Kigali with severe "near miss" maternal morbidity and mortality during(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of this study is to evaluate 'near miss' and mortality in women with postpartum infections. METHODS We performed a retrospective review of all patients referred to the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali (CHUK) between January 2012 and December 2013. We identified 117 patients with postpartum infections. Demographic data,(More)
Background Gastric rupture is a rare, life-threatening condition during pregnancy. Case study We present three cases of gastric perforation during pregnancy and the puerperium. The first patient presented with gastric perforation 4 days following an uncomplicated cesarean delivery for obstetric indications. She initially complained of epigastric pain;(More)
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