Outcome of Treated Pregnancies in Women with Antiphospholipid Syndrome

Antiphospholipid syndrome is an autoimmune disease characterized by presence of antibodies such as aCL, AL and 2GPI associated with pregnancy losses, thromboembolism, intrauterine growth restriction and many adverse maternal outcome. The objective is to study foetal and maternal outcome in treated pregnancies with APS. Prospective comparative hospital based study carried out in...

Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infections in Women Attending Gynaecological Clinics

This is cross-sectional study conducted at Police Central Hospital and Omdurman Teaching Hospital, Gynaecological Clinics, between Aug.1999 to Feb. 2000 to determine the prevalence of common STI and candida. It involved 110 patients attending these clinics. The study was conducted by direct interview, medical examinations and laboratory investigations. High STI prevalence was detected...

Low - Versus High- Dose Oxytocin for Labour Augmentation

One hundred and forty nine consecutive pregnant women under labour augmentation for ineffective slow labour New Omderman Maternity Hospital in the period from March30, to October 2,2000 were included in this study. We prospectively compared a low-dose oxytocin protocol with high-dose one in terms of their effectiveness and safety. The low dose protocol was used in seventy four(49.7%)...

Indicaions For and Immediate Problems of Vaginal and Abdominal Hysterectomy

A prospective study compared forty cases of abdominal hysterectomy with twenty cases of vaginal hysterectomy, had been carried out in KTH in the period from August 2003 to January 2004. The aim of the study was to asses the immediate morbidity and mortality associated with each route. The mean age of the patients underwent abdominal hysterectomy was estimated to be 50 years,42.5% them were...

Placental weight in patients with pregnancy induced hypertension

This was a comparative prospective case-control study carried out in two main maternity units in the period from 15th of September 2004 to 15th of March 2005. Informations were collected from patients presented to the labour ward, and those patients were followed till delivery in Omdurman maternity Hospital and Ribat National Hospital using a questionnaire. A sum of 80 cases and 80 controls...

Myomectomy versus abdominal hysterectomy in the management of uterine fibroid

Fibroids are tumours of smooth muscle; usually they arise in the uterus where they may be very numerous. They are found in all races and any age after puberty. This is a descriptive prospective hospital based study, carried out in three hospitals in Khartoum state in the period from the 15th of september2004 to the 15th of March 2005 to find factors which affect the type of operation...

Risk factors, maternal complications and neonatal outcome of major placenta praevia

This is a prospective, descriptive study conducted among two different groups of patients in two different countries. The first group was carried at AKMICH in K.S.A during the period between June 1999 to July 2003. The second group was at three big hospitals in Khartoum State (SUH, KTH, OMH) in the period between January 2005 to August 2005. The aim of the study was to assess the risk...

The Use Of Misoprostol For The Prevention Of Postpartum Haemorrhage

Postpartum haemorrhage is the leading cause of maternal death in the developing world accounting for 30% of such deaths in areas where maternal mortality is high. Current literature supports active management of the third stage of labour to decrease the incidence of postpartum haemorrhage, but which uterotonic drugs is preferable for prophylactic use is still being debated. This study was...

Uncertain Gestation and Pregnancy Outcome at Omdurman Maternity Hospital 1996

The proper management of every pregnancy is largely dependent on certain gestational age (GA). This study was conducted at Omdurman Maternity Hospital (OMH) during 1996. It is a comparative cohort study, designed to compare the pregnancy outcome of women with uncertain dates to those with certain gestational age, taking into consideration sociodemographic characteristics, and to find out the...

Comparison of vacuum extraction and forceps delivery

The study was a randomized prospective controlled study carried in Omdurman maternity Hospital which compared the vacuum extractor and the forceps on terms of efficiency, indications, Anaesthesia, maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality. The subject were 286 women requiring instrumental vaginal delivery of whom 174 were allocated to the forceps and 112 to the vacuum extractor randomly....