Richard Ajayi

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BACKGROUND High rate of motor vehicle accidents' have been associated with poor vision. Studies on drivers from elsewhere other than health institutions have found abnormal visual acuities. The aim of this study is to determine prevalence of refractive errors and the attitude to spectacle wear among drivers of public institutions studied. METHODS A cross(More)
Intracytoplasmic sperm injection has revolutionised the management of male infertility. We report two cases that demonstrate the successful application of this technology in Nigeria in the management of both oligospermia and azoospermia. The first case relates to the treatment of a 31-year-old woman who required intracytoplasmic sperm injection of her(More)
A retrospective analysis of sixty one prospective donors who visited the cryobank in person from August 1999 to December 2001 was done. The study evaluated the acceptance rate of prospective semen donors and semen characteristics in order to assess the fertility potential of the supposedly normal population of young men. The outcome of the various screening(More)
The provision of IVF for the specialized treatment of infertility has grown very rapidly in Nigeria in recent times, especially within the private sector. The objective of this study was to document the views of key stakeholders regarding salient ethical issues relating to the practice of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) in Nigeria. A think-tank session was(More)
Conventional controlled ovarian stimulation (cCOS) can cause significant discomfort, including ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). Clearly, management of OHSS and poor responder patients requires new strategies to overcome these problems and facilitate the birth of a healthy child with the fewest stimulation cycles. Several alternative methods have(More)
The objective of this study was to bring ethical issues in the practice of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) in Nigeria to the fore, to determine and articulate the views of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on treatment modalities and to drive regulation of this specialised field. A plenary session was organised by The Bridge Clinic at the 2010 Society of(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)
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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