Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Volume 10, Issue 5, September 2022

  • Indications and Rate of Cesarean Delivery in Primigravida in Kogi State Specialist Hospital, Lokoja, Nigeria

    Dorcas Salime Onuminya

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 217-220
    Received: 1 August 2022
    Accepted: 16 August 2022
    Published: 5 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jgo.20221005.11
    Abstract: Primary caesarean delivery rate is on the increase among primigravida. The indications and rate of cesarean delivery varies among hospitals, but the outcome is good for both mother and baby with early diagnosis and intervention. The aim of the study was to asses indications and rate of cesarean delivery in primigravida in Kogi State Specialist, Hos... Show More
  • Maternal Morbidity Associated to Exposure to Trace Elements in Lubumbashi

    Cham Lubamba Chamy, Mwembo Tambwe Albert, Ngwe Thaba Jules, Kakudji Luhete Prosper, Mpoyo Wembonyama, Mukendi Mutshimbe Richard, Momat Kitenge Felix, Kimbala Shimpiko Julien, Nsambi Bulanda Jospeh, Malonga Kaj Francoise, Kaniki Tshamala Arthur, Kinekinda Kalume Xavier, Kalenga Muenze Kayamba, Kakoma Sakatolo Zambeze

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 221-230
    Received: 27 August 2022
    Accepted: 9 September 2022
    Published: 27 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jgo.20221005.12
    Abstract: Background: Pregnant women are exposed to toxic trace elements (TE) from mining plants. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of morbid conditions among pregnant women and their relations to blood’s concentration of TE and their exposure factors in Lubumbashi. Methodology: A prospective cohort study of 378 mothers and 378 newborns ex... Show More
  • Sociodemographic Attribute and Clinical Outcomes of Ectopic Pregnancy Managed in a Tertiary Hospital in Southern Nigeria

    Kehinde Osazee, Peter Waibode Alabrah, Chidinma Joy Anya

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 231-235
    Received: 2 September 2022
    Accepted: 4 October 2022
    Published: 21 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jgo.20221005.13
    Abstract: The most frequent gynaecological emergency is ectopic pregnancy, and it has high rates of maternal morbidity and mortality particularly when intervention is delayed. This study focused on the socio-demographic attributes and clinical outcomes of patients managed for ectopic pregnancy at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Benin City, ... Show More