Sheikh Hussain Sheikh Saleh

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Haemorrhage is one of the leading global causes of maternal mortality. The Rüsch balloon has been used in the treatment of postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) after failure of medical management. It is often effective in tamponading uterine bleeding, thus providing an alternative to hysterectomy. We describe a series of 22 cases in which we used the Rüsch balloon(More)
Obesity is a growing epidemic in the western world. We carried out a comparative analysis of the incidence of obstetric morbidity in three BMI categories in the ranges 30-40 to identify which BMI category was associated with greatest risk. This identification could help target limited maternity care resources to the group of women who would benefit most.(More)
We present four patients with vasculitis manifesting with unusual clinical or pathological features, generating surgical problems. Two cases presented with pulmonary hypertension, with investigations and radiological evidence prompting clinical suspicion of pulmonary thrombo-embolic disease. First case, with an antecedant history of Wegener's granulomatosis(More)
Pelvic organ prolapse is a common gynaecological problem and the mechanisms underlying prolapse development are not yet clear but it is thought that increases in abdominal pressure, such as those routinely involved in heavy lifting and long periods of standing, may cause progressive pelvic floor damage over time. The aim of this study was to investigate the(More)
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