Month: January 2021

Towards optimizing Caesarean section: The challenges of concurrent underuse, unsafe use and overuse in developing countries.

Towards optimizing Caesarean section: The challenges of concurrent underuse, unsafe use and overuse in developing countries. Makinde OI1*, Oriji PC1, Osegi N11Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.*Correspondence: Dr. Olakunle I. Makinde; +234 803 213 6315; olakunleife@gmail.com Download full article in pdf format Abstract Caesarean section is a lifesaving procedure …

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A rare case of VACTERL association at the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.

A rare case of VACTERL association at the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Okpara LA1, Oriji PC1*, Obagah L11Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.*Correspondence: Dr. Oriji, Peter Chibuzor; +234 706 423 3209; chibuzor54@gmail.com Download full article in pdf format Abstract Background: VACTERL association is a condition comprising …

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Prognostic accuracy of β hcg level in predicting pregnancy outcomes among pre-eclamptic patients at the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa.

Prognostic accuracy of β hcg level in predicting pregnancy outcomes among pre-eclamptic patients at the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa. Obagah L1, Jeremiah I1, Allagoa DO1, Aigere EOS1, Kasia BE2, Kotingo EL1, Oriji PC1*1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.2Department of Chemical Pathology, Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.*Correspondence: Dr. …

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Antepartum vulva haematoma, surgical intervention and subsequent vaginal delivery.

Antepartum vulva haematoma, surgical intervention and subsequent vaginal delivery. Orisabinone IB1, Oweisi PW1, Oriji PC1*, Wagio TJ11Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.*Correspondence: Dr. Oriji, Peter Chibuzor; +234 706 423 3209; chibuzor54@gmail.com Download full article in pdf format Abstract Background: The vulva is not a common site of injuries due …

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Family caregiver – A hidden patient: Critical appraisal

Family caregiver – A hidden patient: Critical appraisal Benson Fakuma Nana1*, Ndukwu Geraldine U21Department of Family Medicine, Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.2Department of Family Medicine, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.*Correspondence: Benson Fakuma Nana; +234 703 441 4272, +234 814 215 3503, drbensonfakuma@gmail.com Download full article in pdf …

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Awareness and attitude of men towards exclusive breastfeeding in Sokoto Metropolis.

Awareness and attitude of men towards exclusive breastfeeding in Sokoto Metropolis. Meme FC1*, Oche MO21Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.2Department of Community Medicine, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto State, Nigeria.*Correspondence: Dr. Meme Franklin, +234 803 435 2914; elfranellyy@gmail.com Download full article in pdf format Abstract Background: Over the …

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Congenital Epulis of the newborn in Bayelsa State, South-South Nigeria and the decision for ‘watchful waiting’: A case report.

Congenital Epulis of the newborn in Bayelsa State, South-South Nigeria and the decision for ‘watchful waiting’: A case report. Davids KI1*, Mariere UI1, Daramola SA21Department of Community Medicine & Public Health, Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.2Department of Dentistry, Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.*Correspondence: Dr. Davids Kellybest Ibasimama; 08063263545; kelbestdav@yahoo.com Download full …

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Huge ovarian mucinous cystadenoma and pseudomyxoma ovarii/peritonei: A case report.

Huge ovarian mucinous cystadenoma and pseudomyxoma ovarii/peritonei: A case report. Oyeyemi N1*, Agbo OJ1, Ohaeri OS1, Kofa RI1, Egberipou II11Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.*Correspondence: Dr. Oyeyemi Nuvie; +234 803 548 8675; nuviyemi@yahoo.com Download full article in pdf format Abstract Background: Mucinous tumours, the second most common type of epithelial …

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Huge symptomatic uterine fibroids coexisting with pregnancy in a primigravida – successful inevitable Caesarean myomectomy in a private hospital.

Huge symptomatic uterine fibroids coexisting with pregnancy in a primigravida – successful inevitable Caesarean myomectomy in a private hospital. Ikoro C1,2, Oriji PC2*, Njoku C2, Afolabi SA2, Mbah KM2, Tekenah ES2, Okoro C1, Onomrefeduvwu E11Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Metrixmed Clinic Limited, Biogbolo, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.2Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, …

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Aplasia cutis congenita: Uncommon finding of two cases occurring in one patient in two successive deliveries.

Aplasia cutis congenita: Uncommon finding of two cases occurring in one patient in two successive deliveries. Oriji Peter Chibuzor1, Afolabi Stephen Adeniyi1, Omietimi James Enimi1, Allagoa Dennis1, Doni Doni Paul1, Ozori Stanley Ebiogbo1, Makinde Olakunle Ifeoluwa1, Obagah Lukman1, Tekenah Ebiye Serena1, Ikoro Chima1, Mbah Kanayochukwu Michael1, Suobite Ephraim1, Gregory Frances21Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Federal …

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