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BACKGROUND Macrosomic babies are at increased risk of adverse perinatal outcome and therefore constitute a high risk group of neonates and the incidence appears to be rising. The objective was to determine the incidence of fetal macrosomia, and the perinatal outcome of macrosomic babies, compare with matched term, appropriate weight neonates in the booked(More)
BACKGROUND As women increasingly delay child bearing, the proportion of women having their first delivery at ''advanced maternal age'' is expected to rise. These elderly primigravidae have traditionally been considered to be at increased risk of adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes because of associated pregnancy and labor complications and, therefore,(More)
BACKGROUND Perineal trauma sustained during vaginal delivery may predispose to short and long-term complications such as postpartum haemorrhage and sexual dysfunction. Most published literature on perineal trauma and episiotomy come from developed countries and there is limited information from developing countries. The objective of this study was to(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of abnormal cervical smears and high-grade lesions among HIV-positive and HIV-negative women, and to assess the relationship between severity of disease and CD4 count. METHODS In a prospective cross-sectional comparative study, 250 HIV-positive and 250 HIV-negative women attending the University of Port Harcourt(More)
BACKGROUND Maternal and perinatal health is influenced by sociodemographic factors including maternal age, parity, social class and ethnicity. Elderly nulliparity is considered traditionally, to be high risk and has not been evaluated in our centre. The objective of our study was to determine the perinatal outcome in the elderly nullipara at the University(More)
Conscious sedation is the most common method of pain relief used during ultrasound-directed transvaginal follicle aspiration (UDFA) for in-vitro fertilisation/embryo transfer (IVF/ETI). It is associated with minimal risks and facilitates early discharge following UDFA. The aim of this study was to assess clients' pain experience, acceptance of conscious(More)
BACKGROUND Spontaneous mid trimester rupture of the uterus is uncommon. AIM To report a case of spontaneous mid trimester uterine rupture in a patient with a previous caesarean section scar. METHOD A review of the case record of a patient managed for spontaneous mid-trimester uterine rupture and the relevant literature. RESULTS A 30-year old unbooked(More)
Aim: To evaluate the outcome of children born following Assisted Reproductive Technology in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Study Design: A retrospective study. Place of Study: Department of Paediatrics, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt. Methods: Fifty ART-conceived-children (subjects) and 50 spontaneously conceived children (controls)(More)
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