Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015

  • Magnitude and Determinants of Utilization of Skilled Birth Attendance Among Women of Child Bearing Age in Sidama Zone, Southeast Ethiopia

    Kaleb Mayisso Rodamo, Waju Beyene Salgedo, Gebeyehu Tsega Nebeb

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 69-76
    Received: 16 April 2015
    Accepted: 28 April 2015
    Published: 6 June 2015
    Abstract: Background: Skilled birth attendance is correlated with lower maternal mortality rates globally. Providing skilled care during pregnancy and delivery reduces maternal deaths. Methods: A community based cross sectional study was conducted from April 18 to 28, 2014 in Loka-Abaya district, southeast Ethiopia. Multistage sampling technique was used for... Show More
  • Amniotic Fluid Embolism During Emergent Cesarean Section at 25 Weeks of Gestation: A Case Report

    Khalid Guelzim, Youssef Benabdejlil, Adil Chennana, Mohammed Moutaouakil, Adil Boudhas, Jaouad Kouach, Mohammed Oukabli, Chafiq Haimeur, Driss Moussaoui, Mohammed Dehayni

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 77-82
    Received: 31 May 2015
    Accepted: 12 June 2015
    Published: 30 June 2015
    Abstract: Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is a rare but fatal obstetric emergency, characterized by sudden cardiovascular collapse, dyspnea or respiratory arrest and altered mentality, disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). It can lead to severe maternal morbidity and mortality, but the prediction of its occurrence and treatment are very difficult. We r... Show More
  • Severe Maternal Morbidity and Near Miss Mortality - A Case Report of an Adolescent with a Thyroid Storm

    Tinuade Oyebode, Bose Toma, Henry Embu, Fabian Puepet, Atiene Sagay

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 83-87
    Received: 11 June 2015
    Accepted: 24 June 2015
    Published: 4 July 2015
    Abstract: A thyroid storm is a major life threatening disorder and is more complicated when it happens in an unsupported pregnant teenager where possible maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality are additional concerns on account of medical and social issues. This patient who defaulted treatment for Graves ’ disease for 18 months presented with cardiov... Show More
  • A Ten Year Review of Hydatidiform Mole in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Nigeria

    Iklaki Christopher Ubong, Ago Boniface Uji, Efiok Eyo Efiok, Ebughe Godwin Abeng, Nnorom Felix

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 88-91
    Received: 10 June 2015
    Accepted: 21 June 2015
    Published: 6 July 2015
    Abstract: Background: Hydatidiform mole is a cause of early trimester miscarriages which if not properly treated may lead to increasing severity of vaginal bleeding and maternal death. Aim: The aim of the study was to review the demographic characteristics of patients with hydatidiform mole, and the clinical outcome in the last decade. Subject, method and ma... Show More
  • Puerperal Morbidity Following Caesarean Section in a Teaching Hospital in Ghana

    David Mireku Aduama, Samuel A. Obed, Joseph D. Seffah, Solomon K. Gumanga

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 92-97
    Received: 1 July 2015
    Accepted: 4 July 2015
    Published: 10 July 2015
    Abstract: A prospective descriptive study was undertaken to determine the incidence and causes of puerperal morbidity after caesarean section in the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital from 1st to 30th June 2010. There were a total of 906 deliveries during the study period, of which 299 had caesarean section giving a caesarea... Show More