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An evaluation of outcomes and complications of patients undergoing mid-urethral tapes insertion for stress urinary incontinence at a tertiary institution.
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Peripartum hysterectomy audit at Port Shepstone Regional Hospital, South Africa : a five year review.
Background Over the years the peripartum hysterectomy has become a life-saving procedure in cases of intractable postpartum haemorrhage or when medical and/or surgical conservative interventions have failed and in severe ...
A clinical audit of laparoscopic surgery for recto-vaginal endometriosis at a tertiary referral centre in KwaZulu-Natal.
Aim: The aim of the study was to evaluate the operative and post-operative complications, and outcomes of laparoscopic surgery using the Harmonic scalpel in patients with recto-vaginal endometriosis (RVE). Furthermore, ...
Prevalence, risk factors and pregnancy outcomes of cervical cell abnormalities in the puerperium in a hyperendemic HIV setting.
Objective We investigated the impact of cervical cell abnormalities detected in the puerperium in association with HIV-1 infection on pregnancy outcomes. Methods A behavioural intervention RCT enrolled 1480 pregnant ...
A retrospective study to identify the prevalence of severe maternal morbidity or “near misses” in obstetric patients who are admitted to maternity high care and the Intensive Care Unit at King Edward VIII Hospital.
SUMMARY INTRODUCTION Maternal mortality (MM) is still high in low- and middle-income countries; severe lifethreatening maternal morbidity, that also called maternal near miss (MNM) leads to MM and is a maker for quality ...
Profile of mortality amongst women with gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in relation to HIV non-infected women.
OBJECTIVES: To determine if women with Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection with severe degrees of immunosuppression are more predisposed to mortality from Gestational Trophoblastic Disease compared with HIV-infected ...
Awareness, knowledge and utilization of the human papillomavirus vaccine.
OBJECTIVES To determine if health care workers are aware of the HPV vaccine and its availability, uptake of the vaccine and prescribing practices and reasons for non – uptake of the vaccine . METHODS Health care providers ...
Views and attitudes of pregnant women on decision making for LTOP for severe fetal abnormalities.
Aim: To study the views and attitudes of pregnant women with a severe fetal anomaly towards late termination of pregnancy (LTOP). Methods: Data was collected over a 3 month period using a pen and paper semi-structured ...
A comparison of depressive scores amongst newly diagnosed HIV-infected and uninfected pregnant women using the Edinburgh Depression Scale.
Objective Prevalence rates of HIV infection in KwaZulu-Natal are high, with a significant amount of those infected being women of reproductive age. A diagnosis of HIV infection has been associated with an increased risk ...