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ANTEPARTUM HAEMORRHAGE

Aimakhu C.O.[1[ , Umoh A.V.[2], Iwe C.A.B.[3] [1]Catholic Hospital, Oluyoro, Oke-Offa, Ibadan, and Saint Vincent Medical Centre,New Bodija, Ibadan; [2]Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo and [3]Iduna Specialist Hospital, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria. DEFINITION Antepartum haemorrhage (A.P.H.) is defined as bleeding from the genital tract between 28 completed weeks of pregnancy to the birth of the baby. ...

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REFORMING PRIMARY HEALTH CARE IN AKWA IBOM STATE

UDOH N.  B. Department of Community Medicine University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu. (on in-service training from Akwa Ibom State Civil Service) INTRODUCTION: Society and all social systems are dynamic which means that changes occur continuously.  Some changes occur spontaneously while others are planned and executed.  Planned changes, or reforms, occur in all sectors of life, the aim usually being ...

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THE DISTRIBUTION OF ABO AND RHESUS BLOOD GROUPS IN UNIVERSITY OF UYO TEACHING HOSPITAL (UUTH), UYO, NIGERIA

Ekanem,M. B. Dept. Of Haematology,University of Uyo Teaching Hospital (UUTH), Uyo- Nigeria ABSTRACT Background: The University of Uyo Teaching Hospital (UUTH), Uyo is a tertiary health institution which serves the health needs of the people of Akwa Ibom State and beyond.  Blood transfusion service is one of the most important health services provided by UUTH. Organized, efficient and safe blood ...

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GESTATIONAL AGE AT FIRST ANTENATAL VISIT IN UYO, NIGERIA

Umoh A. V, Umoiyoho A. J., Abasiattai A. M, Bassey E. A, James S. R. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital Abstract: Context: Antenatal care is a very important component of obstetric care and early booking for it offers a lot of advantages. This study aims to determine the gestational age at first antenatal care visits ...

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PATTERN OF EAR, NOSE AND THROAT FOREIGN BODIES SEEN IN UYO NIGERIA

Ette V. F. Department Of Surgery, University Of Uyo Teaching Hospital,  Uyo – Nigeria SUMMARY: Insertion, inhalation and ingestion of diverse kinds of foreign bodies have always been encountered anywhere otorhinoloarnology is practiced. This is a 5 year retrospective study (August 1998-2003) to determine the etiological pattern of foreign bodies reported in this part of Nigeria. A total of 1.797 ...

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ANGULAR KNEE DEFORMITIES IN CHILDREN – A REVIEW

Nottidge TE Department of Surgery, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital,  Uyo. Introduction Angular knee deformities are a common sight when one watches a large group of playing children. This ‘picture’ illustrates what is probably the most important issue, which is that the parents often are more disturbed about the deformity than the kids and usually these deformities resolve with time ...

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ACCURACY OF TRANS-THORACIC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AS A PERICARDIAL DISEASES DIAGNOSTIC TOOL

Ekpe E. E.  and Anyanwu C. H. National Cardiothoracic Centre,University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu, Nigeria Summary A prospective comparison of pre-operative trans-thoracic echocardiographic findings with intra-operative findings of 17 patients operated on for pericardial diseases showed excellent correlation for pericardial calcification and adhesion, and for myo-cardial atrophy, and good correlation for pericardial thickening, constriction and effusion respectively. This excellent ...

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VOL.2 NO1 – FEBRUARY 2007

Ibom Medical Journal Official Publication of the Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch Volume 2 Number 1, February, 2007 – ISSN: 1597-7188 Making Motherhood Safer in Eclamptic Patients A Survey of Preference of Parturients in Labour Catamenial Pneumothorax: Still A Rare Syndrome Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis A Rarely Diagnosed Cause of Failure to Thrive: A Report of Three Cases ...

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BREECH PRESENTATION-An overview

Umoh A. V, Abah M. G, Umoiyoho A.J Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, UUTH, Uyo, Nigeria Introduction Breech presentation is a form of mal-presentation in which the fetal buttocks or lower extremities occupy or is in direct relationship with the maternal pelvic inlet. It is the commonest form of mal-presentation of the fetus. Its incidence ...

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A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF TWO SURGICAL MANAGEMENT METHODS FOR CERVICAL INCOMPETENCE AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE HOSPITAL, IBADAN

Oladokun A. , Adesina O. A. , Odukogbe A. A. ,Morhason-Bello I. O. ,Adewole I. F. Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. ABSTRACT Background Incompetence of the internal uterine cervical os is associated with recurrent pregnancy loss. Different surgical techniques are in practice to correct the defect. Objective: The objective of this study therefore was to ...

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